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Oral history interview with Yitzhak Finkel

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

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

Yitzhak Finkel, born in Lódz, Poland in April 1917, describes the bombing of Lódz; the creation of the Lódz 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.

Interviewee
Yitzhak Finkel
Date
1991 June 24  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
6 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
1 folder.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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