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Oral history interview with David Sheps

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.9 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0009

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    Oral history interview with David Sheps


    Interview Summary
    David Sheps (né David Szeps), born November 25, 1907 in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland, discusses his childhood and education; attending Warsaw University and medical school in Basel, Switzerland; returning to Poland in May 1939; the beginning of the war; living on false Aryan papers in Glinks, Czechoslovakia from 1939 to 1942; arriving in Brody, Poland (now in Ukraine) in 1943; working at night in a factory from 1948 to 1949 while retaking his fourth and fifth years at medical school; and immigrating to Australia in 1948.
    Dr. David Sheps
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    interview:  1980 November 18
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    3 CD-ROMs.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Sheps, David, 1907-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with David Sheps 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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