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Oral history interview with Richard Glazar

Oral History | Accession Number: 1991.264.14 | RG Number: RG-50.234.0014

Richard Glazar discusses his family life before WWII in Prague, Czech Republic; his work on a farm; his deportation to the Theresienstadt ghetto; his deportation to Treblinka; the arrangement and operation of the camp; learning about the purpose of the camp; the differences between SS and Ukrainian guards; the gold collected at the camp; the Treblinka uprising; hiding in the woods after his escape from Treblinka; his arrest in Poland and time masquerading as a partisan; working at a factory in Mannheim, Germany; making it across U.S. lines; proving that he was Jewish to the U.S. Army; his reunion with his mother; going back to university and getting married; working for a university in Prague, Czech Republic; gaining political asylum in Switzerland; and how the Holocaust affected his religious beliefs.

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Glazar, Richard
interview:  1981 October 26
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:21:15
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