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Oral history interview with Pinchas Ziontz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.181 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0181

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

Pinchas Ziontz, born in September 1930, in Baranow, Poland, discusses his early family life; the outbreak of war in September 1939; the establishment of the Judenrat and the ghetto; escaping from the ghetto and hiding on a farm for a week southwest of Baranow, Poland; leaving the farm and hiding in the forest until June 1942; travel to Kamionka, Poland, where he and his immediate family hid in an aunt's attic; escaping to Konskowola, Poland; returning to Baranow after being away for five months; hiding in the forest in October 1942, next to Pogonow, Poland, until the end of the war; his father managing to buy a hiding place in the straw storage belonging to a Polish farmer where they remained for two months; building bunkers in the forest; contact with the PPR (Polish workers party) partisans; life in the forest; being shot in the leg in the forest; liberation by the Russians; traveling to Lublin, Poland, in September 1944; and his post-war reunion with an aunt.

Interviewee
Pinchas Ziontz
Language
Hebrew
Extent
15 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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