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Oral history interview with Uziel Lichtenberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.90 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0090

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

Uziel Lichtenberg, born February 1916, discusses his Jewish family’s history in Poland; his family moving to Lodz, Poland in 1929; joining the Polish Army 1938; fighting against Nazis; being taken prisoner and sent to Stalag 2-A; arriving in the Lodz ghetto; escaping to Warsaw March 1940; going to the Kibbutz Grokhuv near Warsaw on the Vistula River; working with the youth Zionist group; leaving the ghetto and going to Slovakia near Poprad; being assigned to visit Slovakia and to organize the youth over the age of 18 for the Maccabi organization; fleeing to Hungary; receiving papers as a Christian Pole to live in Budapest; what happened to his parents in Lodz; being arrested in 1942 and taken to the Hodik military fortress in Buda as a suspect of espionage; being sent to other prisons in Hungary; being released from prison and being part of the Zionist underground in Hungary; and his journey through Constantinople to Israel.

Interviewee
Uziel Lichtenberg
Date
1990 December 11  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
16 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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