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Oral history interview with Sally Chase

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.10 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0010

Sally Silberstein Chase, born in Radom, Poland on November 20, 1928, discusses her pre-war life in Radom; being the youngest of eight children; the German invasion of the Soviet Union; the Radom ghetto; killings by mobile killing squads; working in German army warehouses; the deportation of her parents and brother to Treblinka; the massacre in Tarnipol (Ternopil'), Ukraine and murder of her youngest brother; being deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau; her tattoo and its subsequent removal in Israel; Dr. Mengele in the camp infirmary; being transferred to Gebhardsdorf (sub-camp of Gross-Rosen) to work in an airplane parts factory as a welder; her liberation by the Russians; returning to Radom with her sisters; reuniting with her only surviving brother, Jack, in Dachau; immigrating to the United States in 1947; living with her sister in Brooklyn, NY; and working in an insurance agency.

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Chase, Sally
Papier, Larry
interview:  1992 May 16
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Larry Papier
Record last modified: 2022-06-16 09:48:10
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