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Oral history interview with Don Felson

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.552 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0552

Don Felson discusses his childhood in Glubokie, Poland (now Hlybokaye, Belarus); his education; the town in which the family lived; the details of his daily life; the Soviet invasion in 1939; the German invasion in 1941; the changes he observed from 1939 to 1941; his selection for work in a Soviet POW camp; the liquidation of his hometown by the Germans in 1943; his decision to join the partisans with his older brother that year; the sabotages he performed with the partisans; the fates of his parents and other family members; his immigration to the United States in 1945; his life in San Francisco; the businesses he and his brother began; his service in the Korean War; and his life after the war.


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Interviewee
Don Felson
Interviewer
Ellen Szakal
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 09:35:34
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