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Oral history interview with Daniel Inbar

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.262 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0262

Daniel Inbar, born in October 1932 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses his family life; the outbreak of war in September 1939; his family moving to Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania; anti-Jewish decrees upon the German arrival; moving to the ghetto in Vilyampolskaya Sloboda or Slobodka (Vilijampole); life and conditions in the ghetto; actions in the ghetto; abolishment of the ghetto in July 1942; arriving in Landsberg; jumping from a train heading to Auschwitz; creating a new personal history with a new name, Jan Janovitch; receiving assistance from a peasant named Costira; the Russian arrival; traveling to Łódź, Poland in February 1946 to search for his family; reuniting with his mother; joining Hashomer Hatzair; being taken to France in 1947 to prepare for immigration to Palestine; arrival in Israel in April 1948; and reuniting with Teresa Costira in 1983.

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Daniel Inbar
interview:  1995 November 23
7 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2020-08-03 11:26:24
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