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Oral history interview with Felicia Brenner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.346.7 | RG Number: RG-50.031.0007

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Felicia Brenner, born on June 18, 1925 in Lódz, Poland, describes her comfortable and happy early life; her six siblings and parents; her education; being 14 years old when the war began; experiencing antisemitism; moving to the ghetto and life there; the dispersal of her family; Passover dinner in the ghetto; work in the ghetto; contracting typhus; the deportation of her younger brother; being deported to Auschwitz; being separated from her mother; being moved to Bergen-Belsen after two weeks; living in tents in the woods; people eating corpses to survive; being sent to a work camp Salzwedel; the female SS guards and being abused by one of them; being liberated by American troops; being in a hospital for displaced persons; finding about the fate of her family through the Red Cross; and the influence her Holocaust experience has had on her outlook.

Interviewee
Felicia Brenner
Date
1985 November 24  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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