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Oral history interview with Hasia Aufschauer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.143 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0143

Hasia Aufschauer (née Chaya Sara Honikman), born on January 7, 1923 in Lódz, Poland, discusses experiencing and witnessing German atrocities to Jews and the Polish Intelligentsia; the German occupation of Poland; going from Myszków to Czestochowa; hiding and smuggling from town to town between 1940 and 1941 to provide for her parents; doing forced labor; being deported from Sosnowice to Parschnitz (Poříčí) in 1942; her brother who was in the partisans; being liberated from Parschnitz by the Soviets in 1945; staying in the Weiden displaced persons camp from 1946 to 1949; and immigrating to the United States in 1949.

Interviewee
Hasia Aufschauer
Interviewer
Josey G. Fisher
Date
1982 May 10  (interview)
Geography
creation : Philadelphia (Pa.)
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, gift of the Holocaust Oral History Archive of Gratz College