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Oral history interview with Leszek Rueger

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1488 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1488

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Leszek Rueger describes his childhood in Warsaw, Poland; his involvement in the Polish underground after the Nazi occupation; the various espionage and sabotage activities he engaged in during the war; his minimal contact with Jews during his childhood; his awareness of the Warsaw Ghetto; the increasing restrictions imposed by Nazi occupiers; how some Polish citizens helped Jews and others did not; his liberation from a prisoner-of-war camp near the French border by Canadian forces; his moves to France, London, and the United States; and his career and family life in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Interviewee
Leszek Rueger
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Anne G. Saldinger
Date
2006 July 12  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:34:29
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