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Oral history interview with Helena Manaster

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0063

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    Oral history interview with Helena Manaster


    Interview Summary
    Helena Manaster, born in 1917 in Poland, discusses her siblings, all of whom were adults at the beginning of the war; the German invasion in 1939, and the separation of her family; going with several siblings and her father to Lwów (now L’viv, Ukraine), which was under Soviet control at the time; the German invasion in June 1941, the Germans invaded the Soviet Union and occupied Lwów; the deportation of her father and brothers to Belzec, where they died in the gas chambers; being moved with her husband to Lesko, Poland and then on to Zamosc, Poland; her husband’s work as a doctor and the Germans sending them to a labor camp in Radymno, Poland; and escaping the camp and going to Kraków, where they remained in hiding until the end of the war.
    Helena Manaster

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Manaster, Helena, 1917-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Helena Manaster. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes in November 1992
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    2023-11-16 08:23:09
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