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Oral history interview with Michal Chilczuk

Oral History | Accession Number: 1991.264.5 | RG Number: RG-50.234.0005

Michal Chilczuk discusses his position as a commander in the Polish Army; his participation in the liberation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in April 1945; the camp’s population; his work in Poland; how his unit tried to help the survivors of Sachsenhausen; being shown around the camp by a female prisoner; going to the Majdanek concentration camp after it was liberated to help the inmates; the local German population near the camp and how they did not help the Polish soldiers; his feelings about the Holocaust; and the education of young people in contemporary Poland.


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Interviewee
Michal Chilczuk
Date
interview:  1981 October
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-15 09:26:15
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