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Oral history interview with Iztchak Salomon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.213 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0213

Iztchak Salomon, born in October 1921 in Bratislava (Pressburg), Slovakia, discusses his childhood years; the move from Hashomer Hatzair to Beitar youth movements; early encounters with Nazism; enlisting in the 6th battalion of the Slovakian Army in 1941; anti-Jewish legislation between 1939-1941; the passage of a new law in 1943 restricting army service of Jews; transferring to the interior ministry where he participated in construction work; living and working conditions in the interior ministry; being transported to Birkenau; working in coal mines in Gleiwitz; walking to Blechhammer; walking from Czestochowa, Poland, to Krakow, Poland to Bratislava, Slovakia; and post-liberation adjustments.

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Iztchak Salomon
interview:  1995 July 20
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:28:53
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