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Oral history interview with Sini Adler

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.2 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0002

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    Oral history interview with Sini Adler


    Interview Summary
    Sini Adler, born in 1928, discusses his childhood in Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic); being the only Jewish family in his neighborhood; increasing anti-Jewish restrictions; not knowing about what was happening to Poland’s Jewish community through 1942; being deported to Terezin in March 1943; maintaining his Jewish identity in the camp; being deported to Birkenau in May 1944 in cattle cars; daily life in the camp; being moved to a forced labor camp; the death of his parents; the role his faith played in his survival; being forced to march from Auschwitz in January 1945; the Red Army’s approach; being moved by cattle car for 2 to 3 weeks; arriving in Mauthausen and then Gunskirchen; liberation by the Americans in May 1945; returning to Prague and living in refugee centers; going to England for 6 months; immigrating by boat to Palestine; landing in Jaffa; living in Israel; and his book he published.
    Sinai Adler
    Nathan Beyrak
    interview:  1992 October 08
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    12 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    Restrictions on access. The interviewee requests that the interview not be viewed on Shabbat or Jewish holidays.
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Adler, Sini, 1928-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Sini Adler in Israel on October 8, 1992, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. in February 1995.
    Funding Note
    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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