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Oral history interview with Sonia Nothman

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0073

Sonia Nothman, born in 1922 in Chmielnik, Poland, discusses the beginning of WWII, at which time she was visiting family in Łódź, Poland; returning to Chmielnik, but due to her Polish language skills, was able to move between Chmielnik and Łódź; the creation of a ghetto in 1941 in Chmilenik; being forced with her family to in the ghetto; the deportation in 1942 of her brother and one sister to the Skarzysko-Kamienna forced labor camp; being sent to Czestochowa, Poland in 1944; being sent west into Germany proper, where she and her sister were marched to several labor camps, including Bergen-Belsen, Burgau, Dachau, and Allach; and being liberated by the US Army in 1945.


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