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Oral history interview with Peotr Budnik

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.11 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0011

Peotr Budnik, born in Poland, describes his childhood and Catholic family; witnessing Poland adopt increasingly antisemitic practices; seeing a Jewish ghetto built in his town in 1942; deciding to help hide a family of Jews, who he had been told to deliver to the ghetto; marrying a woman he had helped to hide and moving to Israel with her in 1957; delivering food and money to the families hiding the members of this Jewish family; having nightmares to this day about getting caught for helping Jews; the liberation of his town by Russian forces; and how he feels like he fits in well in Israel even though he is Catholic.


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Interviewee
Peotr Budnik
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
interview:  1987 June 29
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:31:03
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