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Oral history interview with Mira Warbin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.165 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0165

Mira Warbin, born in Vilna, Lithuania, on October 25, 1919, discusses her family life; pre-war antisemitism; going to Częstochowa, Poland to the Hachshara to undergo agricultural training in 1938; war breaking out between Germany and Poland on September 1, 1939; how her father was taken to Ponary, Lithuania and murdered; the establishment of the Vilna ghetto; her work in an experimental agricultural school; the fates of her mother and sister; an encounter with Rushka Korczak; her thoughts about Jacob Gens; meeting Abba Kovner while in the underground; Narocz forest partisans, the Rudnicki underground; antisemitism among partisan groups; arriving in Kazan, Russia; a camp in Kazan, Russia; the liberation of concentration camps; activities with the avengers group; traveling to Romania, Italy, Germany, and France; and immigrating to Israel.

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Warbin, Mira
interview:  1993 March 28
9 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:19:08
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