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Oral history interview with Sam Spiegel

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0324

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    Oral history interview with Sam Spiegel

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Sam Spiegel, born on August 23, 1922 in Kozienice, Poland, describes his family and childhood; being forced into the Kozienice ghetto in April 1942 and then soon being deported to a munitions factory in Pionki, Poland; remaining in Pionki until October 1944, when he was deported to Auschwitz and then to Gleiwitz; escaping from a death march leaving Gleiwitz on January 26, 1945 and hiding in the forest for eight days until he was liberated by a detachment of the Soviet Army; traveling to the United States zone of Germany and staying in the Föhrenwald displaced persons camp in Germany for several months before moving to Stuttgart; and immigrating to the United States in November 1947.
    Interviewee
    Samuel Spiegel
    Interviewer
    Randy M. Goldman
    Date
    interview:  1995 April 28
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Oral histories.
    Extent
    2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Conditions on Access
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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Spiegel, Sam, 1922-

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Randy M. Goldman, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Sam Spiegel on May 3, 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 08:02:05
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