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Oral history interview with Regina Spiegel

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1993.A.0095.78 | RG Number: RG-50.163.0078

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    Oral history interview with Regina Spiegel


    Interview Summary
    Regina Spiegel (née Gutman), born in Radom, Poland in 1926, describes her childhood; her three sisters and two brothers; the German invasion in September 1939 and being the only survivor from her immediate family; being at the mercy of the Germans; having to move to a small apartment and give up their valuables; the restrictions placed on Jews; the creation of the ghetto in 1940; life in the ghetto and bribing a guard to escape; living with her sister in Pionki, Poland; bringing other Jews into the village; working in a labor camp; the camp allowing her sister to bring in her baby boy; the deportations to Treblinka; the denouncement of her sister and confronting the woman responsible after the war; the closing of Pionki labor camp and being deported to Auschwitz; conditions during the journey; her experiences when she arrived in the camp; being selected to work in a munitions factory at Bergen-Belsen; the bombing of their train and being hit by shrapnel; the importance of sharing Holocaust experiences; returning to Poland after the war; and her reflections on the Holocaust.
    Regina Spiegel
    Katherine Rabinowitz
    interview:  1985 March 05

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Personal Name
    Spiegel, Regina, 1926-

    Administrative Notes

    The interview with Regina Spiegel was conducted on March 5, 1985, as part of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington's oral history project to document Washington, D.C.-area survivors' experiences of the Holocaust. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the interview on May 26, 1993.
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