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Oral history interview with Ada Willenberg

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

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.


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Interviewee
Ada Willenberg
Date
interview:  1994 June 03
Language
Hebrew
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
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