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Oral history interview with Peotr Budnik

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

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    Oral history interview with Peotr Budnik


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Peotr Budnik
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1987 June 29

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Budnik, Peotr.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Peotr Budnik on June 29, 1987 for their book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," Holmes & Meier, 1992, as well as their documentary film "They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust." The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch received the tapes of the interviews from Malka Drucker and Gay Block in March 1989.
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