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Oral history interview with Eta Neuman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.242 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0242

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

Eta Neuman, born on October 12, 1926, in Poprad, Slovakia, discusses her childhood years; being thrown out of school in 1938; expulsion from Poprad on March 21, 1942; being sent to Auschwitz on March 26, 1942; witnessing women committing suicide on the electric fence; Himmler's visit and the shooting of a few women; the other prisoners; being marched to Birkenau; the Sonderkommando; being moved to block named 'Kanada'; meeting a family of Jewish dwarfs subjected to Mengele's experiments; travel by train to camps near Buchenwald and Ravensbrück; being transferred to Neustadt Glewe; liberation in April 1945; traveling to Bratislava where encountered post-war antisemitism; her activities for the Palestinian Jewish brigade in Czech Republic; helping to smuggle weapons to the Israeli Army; and immigration to Israel in September 1949.

Interviewee
Eta Neuman
Date
1995 February 16  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
6 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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