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Oral history interview with Arie Distel

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.33 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0033

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Arie Distel, born in Vilnius, Lithuania, describes his education in Zionist youth group, Hashomer Hatzair; survival in the small ghetto after the German occupation; his participation in the underground; details of the underground’s functions and work; joining a work group outside the ghetto; his transport along with his group to Tartu, Estonia, and then to camps in Soski, Gorodenko, Kurome, Yama (Kingisepp), and Goldfitz; being sent to Stutthof concentration camps; his liberation by French forces; his life in a transition camp; being sent to a youth camp in Magento; joining the 'Revenge' group; joining the Jewish Brigade and awaiting orders; his travel to Germany, Italy, and Palestine; and life in Kibbutz Yakum.

Interviewee
Arie Distel
Date
1993 January 06  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
8 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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