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Oral history interview with Fela Warschau

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0300 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0044

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    Oral history interview with Fela Warschau


    Interview Summary
    Fela Warschau discusses her pre-war family life; her experiences as a prisoner in Bergen-Belsen; her forced labor in the sub-camps of Bergen-Belsen; her liberation by British forces; the difference between the American and British zones; living in the Feldafing displaced persons camp; meeting her husband and getting married; having children; the fate of her family in Auschwitz; immigrating to the United States; living in Sheboygan, Wisconsin; her views on the United States; the importance of sharing her Holocaust experiences with school-children; visiting other survivors from the Łódź ghetto; going back to Auschwitz; her feelings on Germany and Poland; her thoughts on Kosovo and contemporary acts of genocide; and the importance of remembering the Holocaust.
    Fela Warschau
    Gary Covino
    interview:  1999 June 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    2 sound cassettes (60 min.).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Warschau, Fela, 1926-

    Administrative Notes

    Gary Covino, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the interview with Fela Warschau on June 10, 1999 in Sheboygan, WI.
    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.
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