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Oral history interview with Henry Konstam

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0054

Henry Konstam, born in Łódź, Poland, discusses his five siblings; being sent with his family to the Łódź ghetto in 1940; volunteering to go to a labor camp in Gronow, where he remained for two and a half years; being sent to a labor camp in Posen; being transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and later to Jaworzno; surviving a march from Jaworzno to Dachau before escaping into the surrounding woods; crawling to a nearby farm for food; being captured and imprisoned in a German jail until the end of the war which occurred a few days later; and being reunited after the war with his only surviving family members, his brother and sister.


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Interviewee
Henry Konstam
Interviewer
Sidney M. Bolkosky
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes : analog.