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Oral history interview with Leib Braverman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.261 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0261

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Leib Braverman, born in Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania in 1929, discusses his early family life; pre-war antisemitism; the Germans' arrival; life in the Kovno ghetto; 'aktia' and selections within the ghetto; his travels through Stutthof, Landsberg, and Dachau; his experiences in Auschwitz and Mauthausen; liberation; hospitalization in Linz, Austria; traveling east, in search of news about his family, to such places as Munkacz (Mukacheve), Ukraine, Minsk, Belarus, Vilna, Lithuania, and Kovno; returning to his studies after the war; immigrating to Israel in 1973; and writing a book about his Holocaust experiences.

Interviewee
Leib Braverman
Date
1995 November 17-1995 December 21  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
14 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-03-14 09:15:45
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