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Oral history interview with Herman Opatowski

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0077

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    Oral history interview with Herman Opatowski


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Herman Opatowski

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Opatowski, Herman.

    Administrative Notes

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