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Oral history interview with Dora Cohn

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.550 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0550

Dora Cohn describes her early life in Krakow and Krosno, Poland; her memories of the Nazi invasion in 1939; how her family tried to protect themselves; her family's forced relocation to the Rymanow ghetto; their flight when the Germans arrived; daily life hiding in the forest; her family's decision to return to the ghetto; how her mother was sheltered by a non-Jewish woman; how she was hiding by non-Jewish Poles throughout the war; her family's immigration to Venezuela after the war; and their final settlement in the United States.


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Interviewee
Ms. Dora Fischbein Cohn
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Date
interview:  1996 August 07
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:52:03
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