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Oral history interview with Leszek Krysiak

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.176 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0176

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Leszek Krysiak, born in 1931 in Kalisz, Poland, describes the establishment of a Jewish ghetto in 1939; the deportation of Jews to the ghetto; the treatment of Polish and Jewish civilians during German occupation; the duties of Jewish policemen; the murder of Jews in gas vans; local townspeople moving into formerly Jewish owned homes; and his apprenticeship after the war in a Jewish-run shoe-making cooperative.

Interviewee
Leszek Krysiak
Date
2002 December 11  (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 11:07:03
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