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Oral history interview with Helena Blass

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0586.92 | RG Number: RG-50.407.0092

Helena Bronislawa Blass, born March 28, 1921 in Bochnia, Poland, describes her parents and three siblings; being in Sosnowiec, Poland when the war began in 1939; being taken to work for the Germans in 1939; her father and brother being taken away in 1940; working with her mother and sister in 1941 for the Germans; being taken to the ghetto; being taken April 14, 1943 to Hirschberg concentration camp; being sent in August 1943 to Bolkenheim (Bolkenhain) concentration camp; working in a textile factory; being sent on a death march in January 1945; being liberated May 9, 1945; going to Landsberg, Germany in September 1945; going to France in 1947; going to Israel in 1947; moving to Italy then Australia in 1956; and her marriage and two children.

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Helena Blass
Phillip Maisel
interview:  1996 August 20
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:10:22
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