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Oral history interview with Samuel Borenstein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.22 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0022

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Samuel Borenstein, born in 1918 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses his upper-class upbringing and family; his education; being involved in the Zionist movement; the bombing of Warsaw; fleeing to Minsk, Russia (Belarus) through Lodz, Poland and Belarus; living conditions while moving from town to town; joining the partisans in Minsk; living conditions in the woods; partisan actions against Germans and Ukrainians; being wounded in a battle in Bialystok, Poland; anti-Semitism in the hospital; working with Zionist groups to organize illegal immigration to Palestine; organizing groups of partisans for immigration; and crossing Italy to arrive in Palestine.

Interviewee
Samuel Borenstein
Interviewer
Nathan Beyrak
Date
1993 March 18  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
7 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-07-11 15:48:33
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