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Oral history interview with Tzvi Shpigal

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.147 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0147

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    Oral history interview with Tzvi Shpigal


    Interview Summary
    Tzvi Shpigal, born in January 1915 in Budapest, Hungary, describes growing up in Muncacz, Czechoslovakia (Mukacheve, Ukraine); enlisting in the Czech Army but not being able to graduate from officer school because he was Jewish; being sent to several labor camps, including Košice; life in Auschwitz and Birkenau where he worked with twin children, helping to save children; and his present contact with those children.
    Tzvi Shpigal
    interview:  1993 January 11
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Tzvi Shpigal in Israel on January 11, 1993, 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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