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Oral history interview with Yitzhak Finkel

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.38 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0038

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    Oral history interview with Yitzhak Finkel


    Interview Summary
    Yitzhak Finkel, born in Łódź, Poland in April 1917, describes the bombing of Łódź; the creation of the Łódź ghetto; being arrested with 1,500 others and sent to Czestochowa to work in a weapons factory in 1942; being transported to Skarzysko in 1944 by train and then to Pelzerium by train; the conditions in the camps; his experiences of going to Buchenwald and Terezin; his illness at Terezin; the liberation of Terezin; witnessing the trial of Gunther Fuchs in 1962; and his adjustment to life in Israel.
    Yitzhak Finkel
    interview:  1991 June 24
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Finkel, Yitzhak, 1917-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Yitzhak Finkel in Israel on June 24, 1991, 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 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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