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Oral history interview with Piotr Sadowski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.26 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0026

Piotr Sadowski, born in Warsaw, Poland in 1923, discusses joining an underground youth group in 1940; being arrested and sent to Auschwitz in 1941; falling ill in the camp; witnessing a selection while in the hospital; joining a work brigade called the strafkompanie (penal work brigade); becoming a singer in the camp; working on the construction of the first gas chamber; relations among prisoners in the camp; being sent to Dachau, Buchenwald, and Ohrdruf concentration camps; and liberation.

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Piotr Sadowski
interview:  1998 July 06
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:39
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