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Oral history interview with Orna Birenbach

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.15 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0015

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    Oral history interview with Orna Birenbach


    Interview Summary
    Orna Birenbach discusses her return to Poland in 1987 to retrace her earlier life; returning to Warsaw and Krakow; Tarnow in 1941 and the action that took place there in 1942 when 10,000 Jews were killed; what occurred to different family members; the actions and cruelty of a particular commander; her experiences in Płaszów, where she witnessed mass killings; revisiting Auschwitz; and her liberation by the British while she was in Muehlhausen.
    Orna Birenbach
    interview:  1993 June 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Birenbach, Orna, 1928-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Orna Birenbach in Israel on June 5, 1993, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch in February1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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