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Oral history interview with Walter Greenberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0458.24 | RG Number: RG-50.413.0024

Walter Greenberg, a resident of the Safe Haven refugee camp during WWII, discusses how his father helped smuggle Jews out of Yugoslavia, was eventually arrested; his family’s escape using a Chinese exit visa to Africa; spending time in a concentration camp in Africa until they were sent back to Italy; living in another concentration camp in Ferramonti, where his mother contracted malaria; their escape and subsequent flight from a particular German general and how the compassion of two Italian policemen allowed his father to escape once more; his disappointment when they were placed behind a fence upon their arrival in Oswego; his memories of the community which was very friendly; and his enjoyment while attending school in Oswego.


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Interviewee
Walter Greenberg
Date
interview:  1994 August 06
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Safe Haven, Inc.
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-18 12:38:37
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