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Oral history interview with Marianna Kurkowska

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.32 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0032

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Marianna Kurkowska, born in Opole Lubelskie, Poland, discusses her sporadic schooling during the war; the arrival of German forces in her village; her Jewish childhood friend; the creation of a ghetto in the city; conditions in the ghetto; witnessing her friend’s murder; local villagers removing clothing from dead bodies; villagers throwing food into the ghetto; methods in which Jewish prisoners were killed in Poniatowa; and a German guard who warned partisans about actions against them.

Interviewee
Marianna Kurowska
Date
1998 July 08  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:48:38
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