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Oral history interview with Regina Hamburger Bomba

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0034

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Regina Hamburger Bomba, born on June 5, 1920 in Lódz, Poland, describes the Nazi invasion of Lódz; moving into the Lódz ghetto in March 1940; the Gestapo taking her and her family to the Czestochowa ghetto; the major aktion against the Jews of the Czestochowa ghetto around Yom Kippur in 1942; getting married and getting pregnant, but having an abortion; working in a ghetto ammunitions factory run by HASAG; witnessing several Ukrainian soldiers come to the ghetto to shoot people down in June 1943; meeting her second husband while still in the ghetto; her liberation on January 16, 1945 by Russian forces in Czestochowa; and discovering the fates of her family members after the war.

Interviewee
Regina H. Bomba
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
1990 September 18  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:00
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