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Oral history interview with Zvi Naor

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.111 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0111

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    Oral history interview with Zvi Naor


    Interview Summary
    Zvi Naor, born on September 14, 1924, describes his family; living in Tyszowce, Poland; the burning of their town by the gentiles and moving to Komorov (Komarów-Osada); the arrival of the Germans and the establishment of anti-Jewish rules; being moved into a ghetto; going with his family to Tushab (possibly Tuczapy, Poland); the German’s arrival in Tushab; the murder of many Jews, including his mother, and hiding during the massacre with his sister; finding his friend Shimon; going to live in the Rubyeshov ghetto; going to Budzyn concentration camp; working in road paving; a plan to escape the camp; the execution of many people; being sent to Myelitz camp (possibly Myslowice) and the cruelty of the Jewish guards there; being sent at the beginning of 1944 to Vyelizka (Wieliczka) for several weeks then Flossenbürg; conditions in Flossenbürg; being moved to Litomerice, where he stayed for 10 months; his work in Litomerice and his experiences receiving medical care; being moved to Theresienstadt in April 1945; being liberated by the Russians; going to Italy before immigrating to Palestine; his reflections on his experience and teaching the Holocaust; and testifying in a war crimes trial in Germany after the war.
    Zvi Naor
    interview:  1992 June 03
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Naor, Zvi, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Zvi Naor in Israel on June 3, 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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