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Oral history interview with Nathan Offen

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0074

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    Oral history interview with Nathan Offen


    Interview Summary
    Nathan Offen discusses living in Kraków, Poland; the German invasion in 1939; being recruited along with his brothers Sam and Bernie and their father by the Germans as forced laborers; being sent to a nearby rock quarry to work; his mother and sister who were rounded up and deported; being sent with his brothers and father to camp Płaszów and then to Gusen I, a sub-camp of Mauthausen; being separated from his father and Bernie in Gusen I and never seeing his father again; being liberated with Sam in 1945 by the US Army; learning of a Polish unit in the British Army based in Italy and decided to join; living in a displaced persons camp in Italy; reuniting with his brother Bernie; moving to England with his brothers; and immigrating with his brothers to the United States in 1951.
    Nathan Offen

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Offen, Nathan.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Nathan Offen. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes in November 1992
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