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Oral history interview with David Yegher

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.142 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0142

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    Oral history interview with David Yegher


    Interview Summary
    David Yegher (né Jegher), born in December 22, 1920 in Rona de Jos, Romania, describes his life in Romania before World War II; early institutionalized antisemitism throughout Europe; his displacement in a ghetto in Slotyna, Czechoslovakia (now Solotvyno, Ukraine); transporting goods from nearby towns to Jewish families in the ghetto; his experiences in Auschwitz and Gleiwitz and subsequent hardships in the labor camps; being liberated by the British Army; his post-war hospitalization; immigrating to the United States; his encounter with the American Nazi Party; and the importance of trying to overcome contemporary antisemitism.
    David Yegher
    interview:  1992 August 18

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Yegher, David, 1920-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project conducted the interview with David Yegher in Maryland on August 18, 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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