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Oral history interview with Frank Blaichman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1994.A.0447.6 | RG Number: RG-50.042.0006

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

Frank Blaichman discusses his memories of hard labor and various persecutions suffered by Jews when Germany invaded Poland at the beginning of World War II; his time in a ghetto in Poland; his escape to and time in hiding in a forest in Poland; his involvement with a group of Jewish partisan fighters in the forests of Poland where he was a key figure in acquiring firearms and organizing acts of sabotage against the Germans; avoiding capture by Germans and Polish collaborators; his memories of a visit by General Rolojemerski, head of the Polish Partisan Support; and his reflections on the choices Jews faced during the Holocaust and how those choices impacted survival.

Interviewee
Frank Blaichman
Interviewer
Sandra Bradley
Date
1992 February 10  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 film reels : color ; 16 mm.
5 sound tape reels : analog, mono ; 7 in..
2 videocassette (D2) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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