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Oral history interview with Mati Landshtein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.82 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0082

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Mati Landshtein, born in Warsaw, Poland in 1929, describes her family and attending a Jewish school; the Germans entering Warsaw and his family moving to the ghetto in August 1940; his brother being shot to death; his father’s death in 1942; being put on a child transport to Treblinka; escaping the transport and returning to the ghetto; escaping into the woods in 1942 with a group of children; the German and Polish underground; escaping from the forest and working for two different peasants; the 1945 Russian invasion and returning to Warsaw in search for his brother; going to Lodz and becoming a member of a kibbutz; going by boat in 1947 to Palestine via France and Italy; being detained in Cyprus for four months; going to Israel to Kibbutz Govrin then Jaffe; moving to Germany then Brazil; and his post-war family and life in Brazil and Israel.

Interviewee
Mati Landshtein
Date
1992 June 18  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-07-11 15:48:41
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