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Oral history interview with Carl Strochlic

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.649 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0649

Carl Strochlic discusses his youth in Bedzin, Poland; the changes he experienced after the Germans invaded his town in 1939; being relocated to a ghetto in Bedzin; his deportation to several labor camps, including Neukirch, Bunzlau, Nordhausen, and Klettendorf; the work he performed in some of these camps; the methods he used to survive; the aid he received from other prisoners and from Polish people; his liberation from an unnamed camp by the British Army in May 1945; his leadership in an unnamed, probably displaced persons camp after the war, and the conditions there; and his emotional state during and after the war.


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Interviewee
Carl Strochlic
Date
interview:  1993 September 03
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2021-04-08 10:25:30
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