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Oral history interview with Bart Stern

Oral History | Accession Number: 1994.A.0447.25 | RG Number: RG-50.042.0025

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Bart Stern discusses his experiences on a cattle car transport from Hungary to Birkenau concentration camp with his brothers; his subsequent move to Auschwitz concentration camp; his time working in a coal mine near Auschwitz; how religious celebrations became a form of resistance in Auschwitz; how he and other prisoners told jokes as a way of coping; his experiences with Kapos in Auschwitz; his thoughts on humanity in light of his Holocaust experiences; his thoughts on revenge; and how many Jews resisted and did not go willingly to their deaths.

Interviewee
Bart Stern
Interviewer
Sandra Bradley
Date
1992 March 08  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 film reels : color ; 16 mm.
4 sound tape reels : analog, mono ; 7 in..
2 videocassette (D2) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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