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Oral history interview with Aaron Salzburg

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0093

Aaron Salzburg, born on April 2, 1919 in Opatów, Poland, discusses life in Pre-War Poland and his experiences in many different ghettos, labor camps, and concentration camps throughout Poland and Germany during the World War II; Opatów becoming a ghetto after the German occupation of Poland; being sent in 1939 to the Sandomierz ghetto, where he eventually escaped and ended up in a camp called Kocina; falling ill with typhus; fully recovering and being selected to go to Skarżysko and then Częstochowa; working for HASAG; being moved to Buchenwald, where he stayed in Dora; being moved to Bergen-Belsen; and the liberation of the camp by the British Army on April 15, 1945.


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Interviewee
Aaron Salzburg
Interviewer
Eva Lipton
Date
interview:  1984 July 24
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes : analog.