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Oral history interview with Sini Adler

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

Interviewee
Sinai Adler
Interviewer
Nathan Beyrak
Date
1992 October 08  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
12 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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