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Oral history interview with Manoss Diamant

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.32 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0032

Manoss Diamant, born in 1921 in Katowice, Poland, discusses his family and childhood; his education; being in a Zionist youth group; escaping to Warsaw, Poland in 1939; being forced into the Sosnowiec ghetto in 1943; being in a resistance group; the activities of the Judenrat who collaborated with Germans; being selected for work by the Germans; his sabotage activities; escaping from the ghetto; working in Austria under an assumed identity; being caught and sent to a camp near Vienna, Austria; passing as a doctor and working in a hospital in Graz, Austria; escaping to Hungary and joining a work group in Budapest; the Germans entering Hungary in March 1944; being liberated by the Soviets in January 1945; and his post-war feelings about perpetrators.

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Diamant, Manus
Beyrak, Nathan
interview:  1993 February 22
7 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2022-06-23 09:44:57
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