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Oral history interview with Artur Posnanski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.119 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0119

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

Artur Posnanski, born on July 30, 1912, in Berlin, Germany, describes his family; being part of a Jewish organization (ILI); working for a Jewish social agency and taking 120 children to Denmark in 1935; bringing 30 children to Sweden in 1938; saving his parents eight times from transports; going to Hafilberg in the province of Brandenburg in 1938; going back to Berlin, where he was conscripted into forced labor; his brother going to Palestine illegally; being transported to camp Monowitz (a sub-camp of Auschwitz); the bombing of his barracks by the English; scarlet fever in the camp; selections in the camps; being moved to Buchenwald; being liberated and the condition of camp at the time of liberation; his post-war family life and immigration to Israel; and his views on post-war Germany.

Interviewee
Artur Posnanski
Language
Hebrew
Extent
9 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 15:48:46
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