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Oral history interview with Magda Rebitzer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.346.59 | RG Number: RG-50.031.0059

Magda Rebitser, born March 7, 1928 in Uzhorod, Czechoslovakia (Uzhhorod, Ukraine), describes her older brother and sister; living a middle class life; her father’s hardware store; how her father was an atheist and her Jewish mother was very religious; the antisemitism in her town; her Catholic friends at school; being deported with her family to Auschwitz and her father’s death on the journey there; arriving at Auschwitz in April 1944 and seeing the crematorium; the brutality of the guards; conditions in the camp, including the roll calls and sanitation; being selected for work in a factory; and being liberated in April 1945.

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Magda Rebitzer
interview:  1987 August 30
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:48:25
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