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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 Lódz, 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 Lódz, 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.

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