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Oral history interview with Sevek Fishman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.26 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0026

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    Oral history interview with Sevek Fishman


    Interview Summary
    Sevek Fishman, born on July 14, 1918 in Kaluszyn, Poland, describes his childhood and attending a Jewish school; religious observations in his family; apprenticing as a tailor; the Jewish community; the German invasion; antisemitic propaganda; the roundups; going to the Warsaw ghetto with his whole family; smuggling in food for his family; his work removing corpses from the ghetto streets; his work for Organisation Todt; being sent briefly to a small camp; hiding with his wife during another roundup in the neighboring suburb Wegrów, Poland; escaping from the ghetto; people hiding out in the woods outside Warsaw; hiding in a hole in the floor of a house with his wife for 18 months; being liberated by Jewish soldiers and sent to a field hospital; and his reflections on the Holocaust.
    Sevek Fishman
    Sharon Tash
    interview:  1992 May 12

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Fishman, Sevek, 1918-

    Administrative Notes

    Sharon Tash, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project, conducted the interview with Sevek Fishman in Malden, MA on May 12, 1992.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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