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Oral history interview with Peotr Budnik

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

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

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.

Interviewee
Peotr Budnik
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1987 June 29  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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