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Oral history interview with Alexander Schleifer

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0096

Alexander Schleifer, born in Kosice, Czechoslovakia (now in Slovakia), discusses growing up in Sobrance (now in Slovakia), where his father owned a bus concession; his family’s forced move in 1944 to Uzhhorod, Ukraine, where they stayed for a month until they were transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau; being separated with his father from the rest of his family; being transported with his father to a labor camp in Longre, France; being moved to Kochendorf and then to Dachau, where his father died; being sent in early April 1945 to a town near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where he was liberated; and immigrating to the United States in 1950.


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Interviewee
Mr. Alexander Schleifer
Interviewer
Arthur Kirsch
Date
interview:  1982 August 01
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.
 
Record last modified: 2020-12-01 08:34:27
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