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Oral history interview with Nathan Offen

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0074

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.


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Interviewee
Nathan Offen
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes : analog.
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-03 10:42:57
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