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Oral history interview with Czesław Sikorski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.76 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0076

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Czesław Sikorski, born in Bielany-Jarosławy, Poland in 1921, discusses working at a railway station as a train dispatcher in Sokolów Podlaski, Poland; the ghetto in Sokolów; witnessing transports to Treblinka passing through the station; providing water to the transports; the German, Ukrainian, Latvian, and Lithuanian guards on the train; witnessing attempted escapes; witnessing the loading of trains; punishments given out by German forces for hiding or warning Jewish transports about their fate; the Germans who were responsible for maintaining the track to Treblinka; the management of the Treblinka train station; working in Treblinka in 1944; and the destruction of the camp.

Interviewee
Czeskaw Sikorski
Date
1999 July 07  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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