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Oral history interview with Fritzie Fritzshall

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0184 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0020

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Fritzie Fritzshall, born in 1929 in Klyucharki, Czechoslovakia (Kliucharky, Ukraine), discusses how she survived Auschwitz; her prewar family life; being liberated from a death march; the former prisoners receiving medical attention; daily life after liberation; being smuggled out of Communist Germany; immigrating to the United States; the fate of her family members; reuniting with her family; her life in Chicago, IL; meeting her husband; how she started speaking publicly about the Holocaust; her views on survivors guilt; her feelings about Germany and Germans; her views on Israel; and her beliefs about Dr. Mengele’s death.

Interviewee
Fritzie W. Fritzshall
Interviewer
Gary Covino
Date
1998 September 22  (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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