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Oral history interview with Artur Posnanski

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

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    Oral history interview with Artur Posnanski


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Artur Posnanski
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Posnanski, Artur, 1912-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Artur Posnanski in Israel 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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