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Oral history interview with Meir Bussak

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.26 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0026

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    Oral history interview with Meir Bussak


    Interview Summary
    Meir Bussak, born in 1912, discusses his childhood in Krakow, Poland; going to study Jewish history in Warsaw, Poland; increasing antisemitism; being expelled from Krakow to a work camp; working for Simens, building railroad tracks; the dismantling of the work camp; being sent to Płaszów; forced labor in the quarry in Płaszów and living conditions; being chosen for Schindler’s factory in Brněnec, Czechoslovakia; his personal connection with Schindler and Schindler’s wife; and liberation by the Soviets.
    Meir Bussak
    Nathan Beyrak
    interview:  1991 March 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    5 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Meir Bussak in Israel on March 5, 1991, for the Israel Documentation Project. The Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. in February 1995.
    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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