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Oral history interview with Abraham Malach

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0123 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0042

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Abe Malach, born on May 12th, 1935, in Zwoleń, Poland, discusses being transported to Auschwitz; his liberation by Russian forces; living with a childless couple in the town of Auschwitz; staying in a monastery; reuniting with his mother and sister in Kraków, Poland; learning how to read; the difficulties of traveling to West Germany to reunite with his father; life in Germany after the war; studying in Israel; living in Stuttgart, Germany; meeting his wife and immigrating to the United States; working as an engineer and starting a family; reasons why he started speaking publicly about the Holocaust; his views on Bosnia and Kosovo; Israeli politics; and his relationship with his family.

Interviewee
Mr. Abraham Malach
Interviewer
Regina Baier
Date
1999 May 16  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:50:31
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