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Oral history interview with K. R. Anonymous

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.129 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0129

K. R. Anonymous, born on March 31, 1922 in Tarnopol, Poland (now Ternopil', Ukraine), discusses life before the war; being part of HaNoar HaTzioni; the Soviet occupation; attempting to flee and being imprisoned in the Kupfser Ostrov (phonetic) region in northern Russia; being in northern Russia until 1941; being in a kolkhoz near Devochki Gorki, Russia in 1941; rejecting the NKVD’s request to spy on friends; fleeing the area and going to Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan without papers; living in Alma-Ata from 1942 to 1945; returning home without papers in 1945; going to Łódź, Poland and also Germany; working for Hashomer Hatzair in 1947-1948; immigrating to Palestine in 1948; and later immigrating to the United States.

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Anonymous, K. R.
Rofman, Ellen
interview:  1985 October 01
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive