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Oral history interview with Sheila Perec Etons Bernard

Oral History | Accession Number: 1990.376.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0069

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

Sheila Peretz Etons Bernard, born on February 18, 1936 in Chełm, Poland, describes her family and early childhood; her father’s deportation to a labor camp after the war began and never seeing him again; hiding in the shack of a Polish policeman for almost two years with her mother; her mother dying because of a blood clot in her leg; going to a children’s home in Germany for two years; immigrating to Palestine to live with one of her uncles; joining the military, where she met her husband; immigrating to the United States in 1963 because her husband had family in the U.S.; and her thoughts on how the war has affected her life.

Interviewee
Sheila P. Bernard
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
1990 April 30  (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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