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Oral history interview with Nechama Zucker

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.12 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0012

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Nechama Zucker (née Gingold), born August 15, 1917 in Mlawa, Poland, discusses her childhood and education; growing up in an extremely religious family; training as a kindergarten teacher; getting married in September 1938 (married name Sieradzki); her experiences in the Pabianice and Lodz ghettos; being deported to Auschwitz with her sister; being sent to Hambühren then Bergen-Belsen concentration camps; being liberated in April 1945; an Australian soldier helping her contact her sister in Sydney, Australia; going from Hanover, Germany to Paris, France to Australia; getting married to another Holocaust survivor in 1949; having no intention to ever return to Poland or Germany; not being as religious as she was as a child; and her participation in the Jewish community.

Interviewee
Nechama Zucker
Interviewer
Ms. Sophie Caplan
Date
1980 December 01  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 CD-ROM.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:42:58
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