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Oral history interview with Israel Granatshtein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.190 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0190

Israel Granatshtein, born April 3, 1930, in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland, describes growing up in Łódź, Poland; his family life; the beginning of the war and his grandfather taking he and his mother to Lublin, Poland; returning to Łódź then going to Piotrków; life in the ghetto in Piotrków Trybunalski; beginning of the transports in October 1941; abuses from the SS; working in factories; being taken by train to Czestochowa, Poland, where he worked in a weapons factory; being taken by train to Buchenwald in January 1945; being taken to Terezin (Theresienstadt) in April 1945; being liberated by the Russians in May 1945; reuniting with his father; and immigrating to Israel.

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Israel Granatshtein
interview:  1994 May 05
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:51:38
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