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Oral history interview with Mieczysław Florczak

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.155 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0155

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Mieczysław Florczak, born in Piątek, Poland in 1922, discusses the outbreak of war; the German occupation; the creation of the ghetto; moving to Lodz, Poland; public hangings; destruction of the ghetto and synagogues; rescuing the Torah scrolls; violence and beatings by Germans and locals; the role of the Jewish police; and being sent for forced labor.

Interviewee
Mieczyslaw Florczak
Date
2002 July 12  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
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 11:05:33
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