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Oral history interview with Szymon Binke

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0089.25 | RG Number: RG-50.155.0025

Szymon Binke, born in 1931 in Łódź, Poland, describes how shortly after the Nazi invasion his family was moved to the city's Baluty district, which became the Łódź ghetto; being deported with his family in 1944 to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where his mother and sister were gassed; being placed in the Kinderblock; escaping from the Kinderblock to join his father and uncles in the main camp of Auschwitz; and being transferred later to a series of forced labor camps until he was liberated in May 1945.


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Interviewee
Szymon Binke
Interviewer
Sidney M. Bolkosky
Date
interview:  1997 June 16
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
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