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Oral history interview with Sol Urbach

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1284.23 | RG Number: RG-50.147.0023

Sol Urbach, born in October 25, 1926, describes his pre-war life near Krakow, Poland; his family living in Romania from 1928-1933 then returning to a town outside Krakow; avoiding the Krakow Ghetto; being selected for Oskar Schindler's Emalia 1942; details about Emalia; Schindler warning Jews of the ghetto liquidation and keeping workers at Emalia; losing family in the liquidation; Schindler's enjoyment of life and business and his contacts with the German military and SS; the reduction of the Emalia workforce in August 1944; being selected by Schindler; the politics of the Brinnlitz list; the crash of an Australian pilot over Emalia in the summer of 1944; his chance selection for Emalia; his work there and relationship with Schindler; and the reduction of the Emalia workforce in August 1944.


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Interviewee
Sol Urbach
Interviewer
Jon Blair
Date
interview:  1983 May 20
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary films.
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-07 10:59:56
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