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Oral history interview with Zygmunt Sikora

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.68 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0068

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Zygmunt Sikora, born in Poznań, Poland in 1922, discusses working in Kielce, Poland as a photographer with Jewish employees; the German takeover of the shop; taking photos of executions; fleeing to Kraków, Poland; being sent to Auschwitz in 1943; witnessing a boxing match in Auschwitz; witnessing the gassing of Jews; his transfer to Buchenwald and other camps; his liberation; returning to Kielce; witnessing a pogrom in 1946; and protecting his Jewish employee.

Interviewee
Zygmunt Sikora
Date
1998 November 15  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:54:53
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