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Oral history interview with Ada Willenberg

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.203 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0203

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    Oral history interview with Ada Willenberg


    Interview Summary
    Ada Willenberg (Vilenberg) (née Lubelchik), born in 1929 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses moving to the Russian side; her father's mobilization in the reserves of the Soviet Army and his death there; returning to Warsaw in 1941; life in the Warsaw ghetto; working in a brush factory; her mother's transport to her death in 1942; being sent with her grandmother into hiding in 1943 with the help of an uncle; obtaining false papers under the name Christina Malinovka; the Majersky family (later recognized as Righteous Gentiles) that hid Ada; being sent to an agricultural site next to Oschatz, Germany between Leipzig and Dresden; returning to Poland in April 1945; beginning dental school; and her immigration to Israel with her husband.
    Ada Willenberg
    interview:  1994 June 03
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Willenberg, Ada, 1929-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Ada Willenberg in Israel on June 3, 1994. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview on March 1, 1995, as an accretion to the original collection of Israel Documentation Project interviews received by transfer 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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