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Oral history interview with Gustav Schaumberger

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.132 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0132

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

Gustav Schaumburger, born on December 6, 1925 in the small town Hlyboka, Ukraine; describes his family; his childhood; how in 1940 the Russians took back Bukovina, the Germans retreated, and how it affected daily life; how in May-June 1941 most Jews were ordered to move to a prescribed ghetto area; his family going to the Czernovitz (Chernivtsi) ghetto; life in the ghetto and having to forge and barter for food; being transferred to Mogilev-Podolsk, Ukraine; being liberated by partisans; the partisans distributing arms and ghetto conditions improving; the fates of his siblings; being recruited into the Red Army and sent to build an airport in Belarus; moving to Israel; and discussing his Holocaust experiences.

Interviewee
Gustav Schaumberger
Date
1991 April 24  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
4 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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