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Oral history interview with Braunia Bella Sztul

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0329

Braunia Bella Sztul (née Bylash Sharf), born on March 22, 1929 in Izbica, Poland, describes her childhood; the German invasion of Poland in 1939; hiding with a Catholic family and using false identification papers made by a Polish family; going to Warsaw with her mother and sister; being interrogated by Germans and released; finding a farmer who would hide her younger sister; not living in the Warsaw Ghetto but having memories of seeing it burn during the 1943 uprising; going to Sokolów Podlaski, Poland, where she passed as Christian and worked for a woman; traveling to Germany and staying in a displaced person camp in Sulzheim with her sister until 1948; and moving to the United States in 1950.


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Interviewee
Braunia B. Sztul
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
interview:  1995 May 19
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection