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Oral history interview with Josef Binenshtok

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.14 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0014

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Josef Binenshtok, born 1919 in Wadowice, Poland, describes the beginning of the war and the racial laws; building barracks in Auschwitz; traveling to the labor camp Ottmuth to build the Berlin Moskva autobahn; arrival of other Jews from Holland, Belgium, and Greece; the shutting down of labor camps and mass extermination camps; traveling to Blechhammer and working to build gas chambers in Blechhammer; traveling by train to Gross Rosen, Buchenwald, Dora, and Sachsenhausen; liberation near Schwerin (Skwierzyna, Poland); living in a displaced persons camp near Bergen-Belsen; and immigrating to Palestine.

Josef Binenshtok
1993 May 15  (interview)
11 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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