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Oral history interview with Eda Lichtman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.91 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0091

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    Oral history interview with Eda Lichtman


    Interview Summary
    Eda Lichtman (née Fiszer; also known as Ada Lichtman), born 1915 in Jaroslav, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), discusses the German invasion; being caught by the Germans; being transported to Sobibor and arriving in the camp; the treatment of prisoners by Ukrainian guards; the camp and living conditions; Eichmann’s visit to the camp; a group of painters from France and Belgium; preparing for the revolt; a prisoner uprising in Sobibor on October 14, 1943; escaping to join the partisan movement; liberation; life after the camps; immigrating to Israel; and her experiences educating people about Sobibor.
    Eda Lichtman
    interview:  1992 May 22
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Lichtman, Eda, 1915-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Eda Lichtman in Israel on May 22, 1992, 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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