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Oral history interview with Fela Warschau

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

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.


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Interviewee
Fela Warschau
Interviewer
Gary Covino
Date
interview:  1999 June 10
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:48:06
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