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Oral history interview with Stefan Korbonski and Sophia Korbonski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.46 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0046

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Stefan and Sophia Korbonski describe helping Jews during the war by giving them Aryan documents; wandering all over Europe with his wife and being difficult to get in contact with; informing London about what was happening to European Jews through underground forces; Stefan’s family and childhood; getting married in 1938; Stefan’s participation in the underground movement; taking care of Jewish children during the war; his brief arrest after the war by Russian forces; his election as a member of Parliament in Warsaw on January 19, 1947; demanding amnesty for all of the members of the underground after the war; Sophia’s work for Voice of America and Stefan’s work for Radio Free Europe in Poland; and being honored by Yad Vashem in 1980.

Interviewee
Sophia Korbonski
Stefan Korbonski
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 February 26  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:51:07
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