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Oral history interview with Lili Altschuler

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.140 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0140

Lili Altschuler, born on September 30, 1928 in Łódź, Poland, discusses life before the war; the German occupation of Poland; fleeing to Opatow and living there from 1939 to 1941; the violence against Jews by Volksdeutsche; her father paying their way into the HASAG munitions factory at Skarzysko-Kamienna from 1942 to 1944 (for father, mother and Lili); being moved by the Germans to the HASAG Czestochowa camp; being liberated along with her mother by the Soviets in January 1945; her father and other family members being sent to other camps; returning with her mother to Łódź, where they stayed until 1946; going to Germany with the help of Jewish organizations; being in Stuttgart from 1946 to 1948; and immigrating to the United States in 1948.


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Interviewee
Lili Altschuler
Interviewer
Josey G. Fisher
Date
interview:  1981 March 10
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive