Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Zbigniew Wałachowski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.198 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0198

Zbigniew Wałachowski, born in Otwock, Poland in 1923, discusses prewar daily life in Otwock; prewar ethnic relations; working as a fireman during the occupation; living condidtions under the German occupation; working with the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) and the Union for Armed Struggle (Zwiazku Walki Zbrojnej); going into hiding for his role in the underground; the creation of the ghetto; living conditions in the ghetto; the role of the Jewish police; ethnic relations during the war; his role in hiding Jewish families during the war; conditions for people living in hiding; bribing Polish policemen; and the liquidation of the ghetto.

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Zbigniew Walachowski
interview:  2003 December 11
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:43
This page: