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Oral history interview with Samuel Dason

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

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    Oral history interview with Samuel Dason


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Samuel Dason
    Geri Kras
    interview:  1996 January 23

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Dason, Samuel, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre conducted the interview on January 23, 1996, in Melbourne, Australia. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum acquired the tape of the interview in July 1996.
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