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Oral history interview with Irena Noskovicz and Shimon Noskovicz

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.64 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0064

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    Oral history interview with Irena Noskovicz and Shimon Noskovicz


    Interview Summary
    Irena (born in L'viv, Ukraine) and Shimon Noskovicz describe the Germans closing down schools in Warsaw, Poland; Irena having to finish her high school studies secretly even though she was Catholic; Shimon having to go into a ghetto; Irena’s father helping to smuggle supplies into the ghetto; Irena’s participation in the underground movement; the separation of Irena’s parents during the war; Irena’s father hiding seven Jews during the war; remaining in Warsaw until the uprising; meeting in Warsaw in 1956; Shimon’s draft into the Polish army after the war; immigrating to Israel; and raising their son as Jewish.
    Shimon Noskovicz
    Irena Noskovicz
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1987 June 30

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

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    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Irena and Shimon Noskovicz on June 30, 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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