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Oral history interview with Stanley Bronner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.345.4 | RG Number: RG-50.005.0004

Stanley Bronner, born on March 19, 1923 in Auschwitz (Oświęcim), Poland, describes his good childhood; experiencing antisemitism and fighting back; leaving home to learn the jewelry trade when he was 14 years old; the war starting; his work laying train tracks when the concentration camp was being built; almost getting shot; the Appels (roll calls); running away from the camp; witnessing the hanging of three men; his father being taken to the camp and being a translator; being beaten daily; building Auschwitz; being transported to Oberlober, which was a few miles away on a small farm; working in a sugar factory; hiding in a tank for a day before the evacuation of the camp; seeing a Russian crossing over the river Oder; and the importance of never forgetting the Holocaust.


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Interviewee
Stanley Bronner
Date
interview:  1983 January 28
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
1 sound recording : WAV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the University of California, Los Angeles
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:29:24
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