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Oral history interview with Abraham Malach

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

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    Oral history interview with Abraham Malach

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    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
    Malach, Mr. Abraham
    Interviewer
    Regine Beyer
    Date
    interview:  1999 May 16
    Geography
    creation: Washington (D.C.)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Oral histories.
    Extent
    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Malach, Abraham, 1935-

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Regine Beyer, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, conducted the interview with Abraham Malach on May 16, 1999 in Washington, DC.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:28:08
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