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Oral history interview with Kitty Fisher

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.57 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0057

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Kitty Fischer (née Haas), born July 12, 1927 in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), describes her family’s background; her childhood and education; attending a Jewish secondary school and a convent school during the German occupation; being taken to Sered, Slovakia on September 13, 1944; being transported to Auschwitz for four weeks in October 1944; being transferred to Merzdorf (Marciszów, Poland) and working in a weaving factory from November 1944 to May 1945; her decision to emigrate; studying sociology in Czechoslovakia; going from Prague, Czech Republic to Genoa, Italy and immigrating to Australia in 1949; being married from 1954 to 1960; having one son; working for Radio Free Europe in Munich, Germany from 1968 to 1970; living in Israel from 1973 to 1975; working in Darwin, NT from 1975 to 1976 after the cyclone; her relationship to Judaism; and settling in Sydney in 1984.

Interviewee
Kitty Fischer
Date
1985 June 05  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
7 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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