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Oral history interview with Sabina Pelta

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.955 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0955

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Sabina Pelta discusses her childhood in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland; her brothers’ arrests in September 1939; her decision to flee to the Soviet half of Poland; the challenges she faced on her journey; travelling further to Baranowice; her wedding; her arrest with her husband in June 1940; her deportation to a labor camp in Siberia; her experiences there; escaping the camp; living under false papers; travelling to central Asia; her time on a collective farm (kolkhoz); her escape; her journey back to Europe after the war ended; the decision to live in Sweden; immigrating to the United States in 1951; her life in America.

Interviewee
Sabina Pelta
Interviewer
Sandra Bendayan
Ruth Linden
Jill Nierman
Date
1984 February 01  (interview)
1991 April 25  (interview)
1991 October 31  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
4 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 11:28:00
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