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Oral history interview with Dora Zaidenweber

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0097.12 | RG Number: RG-50.043.0012

Dora Zaidenweber (née Eiger) discusses Holocaust denial; a story from a book by Alexander Donat, Holocaust Kingdom; being liberated by the British from Bergen-Belsen; the influence of propaganda on antisemitism; growing up in Radom, Poland; the German invasion; anti-Jewish laws; mass deportations; ghettoization and conditions in the ghetto; the Einsatzkommandos, which were employed in Eastern Europe for mass executions; continuing her education in the ghetto; hearing rumors of Jewish resistance; being deported to Auschwitz; telling her children about her experiences; the woman who was in charge of their barrack; her work mending clothes; being taken on a death march; going to Gross-Rosen briefly; her interactions with Poles; and her approach to teaching the Holocaust.


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Interviewee
Dora Zaidenweber
Date
interview:  1982 June
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
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