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Oral history interview with Fritz Katz

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.54 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0054

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Fritz “Fred” Katz (né Chaimowicz), born April 15, 1925 in Osmolin, Poland, describes his childhood and education; moving to Lowicz, Poland, where his father had a grain mill; his siblings; his imprisonment in several camps, including Inowraclaw, Gutenbrunn, Posen (Poznan), Zbaszyn, Auschwitz, and Fürstengrube; the conditions on a forced march from Dora to Bergen Belsen; liberation; moving to Switzerland; and immigrating to Australia in 1950; his three sons; his work in Australia; and his active participation in the Jewish community.

Interviewee
Fritz Katz
Date
1985 March 05  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
15 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:52:23
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