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Oral history interview with Nellie Dunkel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.416.12 | RG Number: RG-50.650.0011

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Nellie B. Dunkel (née Blit), born in Warsaw, Poland in 1931, discusses her family relations before the war; how her mother was a scientist and worked with the resistance; the arrest of her father how her uncle smuggled jewelry to German civilians; being taken out of the ghetto with her fraternal-twin sister and how it was difficult for her mother to let her children go; her experiences hiding in a cellar with her extended family; her early views on religion and experiences in places of worship; being sexually harassed and attacked by Polish men during the war; and her post-war schooling in England.

Interviewee
Nellie Dunkel
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
1984 March 16-1984 April 13  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joan Ringelheim
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