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Oral history interview with Sabina Rogalska

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.153 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0153

Sabina Rogalska, born in Lęczyca, Poland in 1925, discusses prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the creation of a ghetto; the appropriation of Jewish businesses; ethnic relations during the German occupation; the humiliation of the Jewish community by German forces; actions of the Jewish police towards the Jewish community; antisemitic Poles who cooperated with the Germans; the burning of the town’s synagogue; hunger and violence in the ghetto; hiding a Jewish family; going into hiding in Grabow; witnessing transports of Jewish men, women, and children who were forced to leave town; rumors about Chełmno; and being taken for forced labor in Hamburg, Germany in 1943.

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Sabina Rogalska
interview:  2002 July 12
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:42
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