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Oral history interview with Herman Opatowski

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0077

Herman Opatowski, born in Kielce, Poland, discusses the German invasion of Poland in 1939; being placed in a ghetto in Kielce with his mother, father, and eight siblings; doing forced labor in the ghetto; being deported east with his family; being separated from his family before being sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he remained until the camp was liquidated in early 1945; being sent on a forced march west, and escaping from the column; and going east and eventually encountering Soviet soldiers.


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Interviewee
Herman Opatowski
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-03 10:42:57
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