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Oral history interview with Samuel Dason

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0586.27 | RG Number: RG-50.407.0027

Sam Dason, born in Pinczow, Poland on March 1, 1924, describes being put to work on roads shortly after the German invasion; the deportation of his family in 1942; being forced to work in a munitions factory in Czestochowa, Poland; being transferred to Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany in 1943 then Schlieben concentration camp, where he worked for six months repairing railroad tracks; working in the factories in Myslowice and Bamberg, Germany before being sent on foot march to Theresienstadt (Terezin, Czech Republic); escaping the march and being taken in by a Czech farmer who harbored him for six weeks, until liberation; going to Australia; and how he spent time in Geneva, Switzerland, where he married.

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Dason, Samuel
Kras, Geri
interview:  1996 January 23
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2022-06-23 09:48:04
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