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Oral history interview with David Klipp

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0345

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

David Klipp, born on July 9, 1905 in Skudy, Lithuania (possibly Skuodas), describes his life until World War II; being forced out of his apartment and moving into the Lódz ghetto on January 17, 1940; his transport to Auschwitz on August 28, 1944 with Chaim Rumkowski and Leon Rosenblat; his transfer to the Continental-Gummi-Werke AG factory, which was part of Neuengamme, and working on floors where rubber was cooked; being sent to Ahlem, also a sub-camp of Neuengamme, to work in an old asphalt mine on November 30, 1944; his evacuation from Ahlem on April 6, 1945; dealing with both British and American soldiers during liberation; moving to Hannover, Germany on December 11, 1945; and immigrating to the United States in 1950.

Interviewee
Mr. David Klipp
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1995 July 24  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
7 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection