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Oral history interview with Ruth Salton

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0201

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Ruth Salton, born on January 22, 1927 in Berlin, Germany, describes her family and childhood; noticing a change in her life during the Passover holidays in 1939 when she had to go to Warsaw, Poland to live with her aunt; being hidden by a Polish railway worker for six weeks once wartime deportations began; going to Rava-Russkaya (Rava-Rus'ka, Ukraine); being caught and deported to Siberia, which was a five-hour train trip; escaping back to Poland; how after the war in 1945 she joined a kibbutz with the intention of immigrating to Israel; leaving the kibbutz and joining the Brichah, where she helped to smuggle children to Israel; and immigrating to the United States and marrying a television repairman.

Interviewee
Mrs. Ruth Salton
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
1990 October 10  (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 11:08:35
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