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Oral history interview with Jerzy Vogel

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.151 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0151

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Jerzy Vogel, born in Lódz, Poland in 1926, discusses escaping to Warsaw, Poland in 1939; getting a job at a textile factory inside the Warsaw Ghetto; helping smuggle Jews out of the ghetto through the factory; bribing German guards; smuggling weapons and US dollars into the ghetto for the resistance; hunger and violence in the ghetto; class issues in the ghetto; being arrested and sent to Auschwitz in 1943 for refusing to claim Volkesdeutche status; and work conditions in Auschwitz.

Interviewee
Jerzy Vogel
Date
2002 July 11  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
4 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 11:05:15
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