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Oral history interview with Jadwiga Chwil

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.132 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0132
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Jadwiga Chwil, born in Wawolnica, Poland in 1931, discusses the creation of a labor camp at Poniatowa; the German and Ukrainian guards at the camp; her family’s involvement in smuggling fake IDs to Jews in the ghetto; the car her family used to transport Jewish escapees out of Poniatowa; witnessing individual murders; hearing gunshots during the liquidation of the camp; and the burning of the victims' corpses.

Interviewee
Jadwiga Chwil
Date
2002 June 17  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:03:33
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