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Oral history interview with Nathan Nothman

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0072

Nathan Nothman, born on July 15, 1925 in Krakow, Poland, discusses the German invasion of Poland; being forced along with his parents, three brothers, and sister to move into the Krakow-Plaszow ghetto; working with his father for the Nazis as plumbers and being allowed to leave the ghetto for work; the deportation of his father to Auschwitz, where he was killed; the liquidation of the ghetto in 1943; being sent to the Płaszów concentration camp; being sent to Gross-Rosen in 1944; being assigned to work detail on the Steinburg in both camps; being sent to Flossenburg to work on the railroads in 1945; escaping with his friends during a death march; walking to Laufen, Germany and being rescued by the US Army; staying in the Laufen displaced persons camp; transferring to the Ainring DP camp, where he met and married his wife; reuniting with his sister and mother after the war; and immigrating with his family to the United States in 1950.


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Interviewee
Nathan Nothman
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes : analog.