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Oral history interview with Morris Tuchendler Chandler

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0013

Maurice Chandler (né Moszek Tuchendler), born in 1926 in Nasielsk, Poland, discusses his life before the war; not having any non-Jewish friends; his parents, who owned a textile store; the German invasion, after which Maurice and his older brother escaped across the Bug River and going to Bialystok, Poland, where they lived with a cousin until his brother became homesick; returning his brother to his parents, who were in the Warsaw ghetto, and becoming trapped in the ghetto as well; escaping the ghetto with his brother and some other young men; their work as farm hands; his brother’s death from typhus; adopting a Polish identity and continuing his work on Polish farms for the remainder of the war; his reflections on what kept him going during the war; and his thoughts on nuclear holocaust.

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Mr. Maurice T. Chandler
interview:  1983 November 27
2 sound cassettes : analog.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:10:04
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