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Oral history interview with Erwin (Froim) Baum

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.549.01.0007

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    Oral history interview with Erwin (Froim) Baum


    Interview Summary
    Erwin (Froim) Baum, born on April 15, 1926 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses being raised in an orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto; his deportation to Auschwitz in the fall of 1942 with his mother and siblings; being in several concentration camps, including one in which airplane parts were fabricated; being subjected to physical torture in the camps; his liberation; being sent to Luxembourg; moving to Israel, Belgium, Canada, and finally settling in the United States; visiting the Polish orphanage in 1988; and his continuing nightmares about his experiences.
    Erwin Baum
    Benjamin Shapiro
    interview:  1995 December 05

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Baum, Froim.

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum conducted the interview with Erwin Baum on December 5, 1995 in Riverdale, New York.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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