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Oral history interview with Morris Tuchendler Chandler

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0013

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    Oral history interview with Morris Tuchendler Chandler


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Mr. Maurice T. Chandler
    interview:  1983 November 27

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    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Morris Tuchendler Chandler. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes in November 1992
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