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Oral history interview with Eva Nagler

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.3 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0003

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    Oral history interview with Eva Nagler


    Interview Summary
    Eva Nagler (née Ginat), born October 28, 1926 in Łódź, Poland, discusses her early life in Łódź and Andrzejów; her parents’ backgrounds; experiencing antisemitism in school; being a member of the Hanoar Hatzioni; the beginning of the war and her family perishing soon after the German occupation; life in the Łódź ghetto; being sent to several concentration camps, including Auschwitz, Stutthof, and Schippenbeil; surviving the mass shooting at Palmnicken (now Yantarny, Russia); receiving help from a Feldgendarmerie during her flight from the massacre; sailing illegally on a ship from Ostia, Italy and being detained and later released; legally immigrating to Palestine in 1946; and immigrating to Australia in 1957.
    Eva Nagler
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    interview:  1980 October 29
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    10 CD-ROMs.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Altruism. Antisemitism in education. Forced labor. Holocaust survivors--Australia. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives. Jewish women in the Holocaust. Jews, Polish--Australia. Jews--Persecutions--Poland. Jews--Poland--Łódź. Mass murder--Russia (Federation)--IAntarnyĭ (Kaliningradskaia oblast') Massacre survivors. Massacres--Russia (Federation)--IAntarnyĭ (Kaliningradskaia oblast') Palmnicken Massacre, IAntarnyĭ, Kaliningradskaia oblast', Russia, 1945. Women concentration camp inmates. World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities--Prussia, East (Poland and Russia) World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Liberation. World War, 1939-1945--Conscript labor. World War, 1939-1945--Deportations from Poland. Women--Personal narratives. Zionists -- Associations, institutions, etc.
    Personal Name
    Nagler, Eva, 1926-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Eva Nagler to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.
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