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Oral history interview with Doris Fuchs Greenberg

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0086

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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.

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