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Oral history interview with Karol Błotiak

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.87 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0087

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Karol Błotiak, born in Wysokie, Poland in 1911, discusses prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the arrival of German forces; the escape of some locals to the Soviet Union; the murders of Jews; German, Ukrainian, and Polish forces; joining the Home Army (Armia Krajowa); working with other partisan groups; actions by the partisans; his aunt’s role in hiding a Jewish man; the return of Soviet forces; and ethnic tensions at the end of the war.

Interviewee
Karol Blotiak
Date
1999 July 10  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 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 10:57:59
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