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Oral history interview with Myriam Blitz-Leiser

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0285

Myriam Blitz-Leiser, born in Radomysl Wielki, Poland on September 16, 1910, describes growing up in a Jewish family; moving with her father to Antwerp, Belgium, where she married and had a daughter; becoming active in the underground movement in Antwerp by hiding Jews and helping others cross the border to Switzerland; escaping with her daughter to Nice, France but being caught there; hiding her daughter in a children's home in France; her deportation to Gurs, an internment camp in France; returning to Nice and then escaping with her daughter to Aix-les-Bains, France; and returning to Antwerp after the war.


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Interviewee
Myriam Blitz-Leiser
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
interview:  1994 September 29
Language
French
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:46:40
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