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Oral history interview with Doris Fuchs Greenberg

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0086

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    Oral history interview with Doris Fuchs Greenberg


    Interview Summary
    Doris Fuchs Greenberg, born in Warsaw, Poland in 1930, describes her family and early childhood; the German invasion and Polish Jews losing several of their rights; the Jewish community organizing classes and activities to keep everyone’s spirits up; being forced into the Warsaw ghetto; the deportations of her sister and parents and moving in with her aunt and uncle; escaping from the ghetto and living on the Aryan side in various homes; being caught a couple of times and then released because of deals she made with Nazi guards; working as a maid in the city; the Polish revolt in October 1944 and getting arrested and placed on a train to Ravensbrück as a political prisoner instead of as a Jew; the Germans placing her and a friend on a nearby farm to work; the Russian troops liberating her in May 1945 at the farm; going to Berlin, Germany and then Bergen-Belsen after the war as a displaced person; moving to and working in Israel for two years after the war; and meeting her husband and immigrating to the United States with him in November 1955.
    Doris F. Greenberg
    Linda G. Kuzmack
    interview:  1990 November 27
    creation: Washington (D.C.)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Conditions on Access
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    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Interview can not be used for sale in the Museum Shop.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Greenberg, Doris, 1930-

    Administrative Notes

    Linda Kuzmack, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, conducted the interview with Doris Fuchs Greenberg on November 27, 1990 in Washington, DC.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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