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Oral history interview with Józef Głowala

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.89 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0089

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Józef Głowala, born in Żurawie, Poland in 1912, discusses his conscription into the army; battles; being wounded, hospitalized, and sent home; working for a German-owned sawmill in Turobin, Poland during the war; joining the Home Army (Armia Krajowa); the deportation of the Jewish community; witnessing the murder of a Jewish man in a wheelchair; the role of the Jewish Council; the roundup and ghettoization of Żurawie’s Jewish community in Izbica, Poland; mass killings; partisan activities; and buying a house form a Jewish survivor after the war.

Interviewee
Jozef Gkowala
Date
1999 July 10  (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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