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Oral history interview with Doris Fuchs Greenberg

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0086

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.


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Interviewee
Doris F. Greenberg
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
interview:  1990 November 27
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:46:19
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