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Oral history interview with Deborah Pfeffer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.639 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0639

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Deborah Flancer Pfeffer describes her youth in Kazimierz, Poland; her family's religious life; her education; the German invasion of Poland in September 1939; the changes she witnessed after the invasion; her family's decision to move to Sieciechow; their subsequent deportation to Demblin concentration camp in July 1942; the conditions in Sieciechow and Demblin; the work she performed; her health issues; an important friendship with a fellow inmate; being transferred to a munitions factory near Czestochowa, Poland in July 1944; the work she performed at the factory; being liberated by the Soviets in January 1945; her marriage; her time in Germany after the war; immigrating to the United States in 1949; her life in America; the fates of other family members.

Interviewee
Deborah Pfeffer
Interviewer
Sandra Bendayan
Monica Frankel
Date
1996 March 13  (interview)
1996 April 18  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:21:17
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