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Oral history interview with Sam Spiegel

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0324

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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
Sam Spiegel
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1995 April 28  (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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