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Oral history interview with Paul Wos

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.141 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0141

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Paul Wos, born December 22, 1920 in Warsaw, Poland, describes his life in prewar Starowka; his Catholic family; his membership in the Polish Army; his experience helping Jewish families hide during the German occupation; his membership in the resistance movement; the Warsaw ghetto uprising; his family’s deportation as political prisoners; the family’s relocation to several concentration camps until they were finally taken to Flossenbürg; conditions at Flossenbürg; his feelings that he owes his survival to his friend Jan Shienitski and to the power of prayer; and his immigration to the United States in 1961 with his wife and two children.

Interviewee
Paul Wos
Interviewer
Anthony DiIorio
Date
1992 April 16  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).