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Oral history interview with Estelle Laughlin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.23 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0023

Estelle Laughlin, born in July 1929 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses being raised in a middle class family of four in Warsaw, Poland in the 1930s; how her family was forced to move into the Warsaw Ghetto; the underground bunkers of the ghetto; when her family was put on a cattle train and sent to Majdanek; how her father was separated from the women of their family and died in a gas chamber; working in a different labor camp (the ammunition factory in Skarzysko) than her mother; and manufacturing ammunition until they were liberated by the Russian Army in 1945.


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Interviewee
Estelle Laughlin
Interviewer
Larry Papier
Date
interview:  1992 March 01
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Larry Papier
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:21
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