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Oral history interview with Yafa Rais

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.316 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0316

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

Yafa Rais, born in 1923 in Belzec, Poland, describes having a happy childhood; her work on a Ukrainian farm; making contacts with people on the farm and receiving help from them; her transport to Budzyn I and Budzyn II in the Arbeitzlager in February 1944; leaving Budzyn and going by foot to Majdanek; how her family managed to survive on their march from Majdanek to Auschwitz; leaving Auschwitz for Bergen-Belsen; going into a displaced persons camp at the end of the war; marrying in 1946; and illegally going to Israel in January 1949.

Interviewee
Yafa Rais
Date
1996 December 12  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
9 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-07-11 15:49:16
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