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Oral history interview with Mikhalina Warzołek

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.93 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0093

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Mikhalina Warzołek, born in 1920 in Szebnie, Poland, describes the prewar community of Szebnie; the beginning of the war; the prisoner of war camp for Soviet soldiers; witnessing a Ukrainian soldier shoot a woman for bringing food to a Polish prisoner; the construction of a concentration camp on her family farm, including the compensation given to her family by German forces; the liquidation of the Jews in the concentration camp; taking items from the dead; and her knowledge of Jews who survived the Szebnie concentration camp.

Interviewee
Mikhalina Warzolek
Date
1999 July 12  (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 10:58:44
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