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Oral history interview with Tadeusz Hajnrych

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.73 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0073

Tadeusz Hajnrych, born in Lublin, Poland in 1931, discusses prewar relations between Jews and Christians; life in Kurów, Poland during the war; the outbreak of war; restrictions placed on the Jewish community; the terror caused by the German forces; witnessing the Jewish community’s deportation to Majdanek in 1944; hearing about Jews in hiding; the tearing down of a synagogue by the Germans; the headquarters of the People’s Army (Armia Ludowa) in Kurów; German forces' attempts to control the community through public hangings; fighting between General Vlasov’s army and the Germans; and postwar relations between Jews and Christians.

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Tadeusz Hajnrych
interview:  1998 November 16
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:40
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