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Oral history interview with Jerzy Bielecki

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.41 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0041

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

Jerzy Bifjecki, born in Slaboszów, Poland in 1921, discusses his prewar Jewish friends in Kraków, Poland; being arrested and sent to Auschwitz in 1940 for attempting to cross into Poland; work conditions in the camp; witnessing the experimental gassing of Soviet prisoners of war; the observance of holidays in Auschwitz; escaping the camp with a Jewish girl; and reuniting with her 39 years later.

Interviewee
Jerzy Bielecki
Date
1998 July 11  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
7 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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 10:50:22
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