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Oral history interview with Jerzy Orwovski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1285.39 | RG Number: RG-50.149.0039

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Jerzy S 'Jurek' Orwovski, born in Lodz, Poland, describes his family history in Poland; his parents; his early life in Poland; being a Polish member of the Polish Home Army and active in resistance in Poland from 1943 to 1944; being captured; being a POW in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in November 1944; escaping and going to Holland and being recaptured in January 1945; immigrating to Great Britain in April 1945; and serving as a technical officer with the Polish Air Force based in Cupar, Fife.

Interviewee
Jerzy Orwovski
Date
1980 February  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
11 sound cassettes (90 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:58
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