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Oral history interview with Hyman Blady

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.172 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0172

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    Oral history interview with Hyman Blady


    Interview Summary
    Hyman Blady, born on February 11, 1920 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses being the child of a Zionist family; being in the HaShomer HaTzair; living in the Warsaw ghetto; receiving aid from a non-Jewish friend; escaping from the ghetto for a time, hiding and passing as an Aryan; returning the ghetto to care for his younger brother when their mother died; the liquidation of the ghetto in 1942; hiding in the ghetto with his brother until they were eventually found and sent to the Bobruisk camp; being sent to numerous camps, including Majdanek, Blizyn, Płaszów, Mauthausen, and Gusen II; working in an airplane factory in Gusen in 1944 and being sent on a death march to Gunskirchen; liberation; recuperating in Wels; living in Föhrenwald displaced persons camp from 1945 to 1949; and immigrating to the United States.
    Hyman Blady
    Hanna Silver
    interview:  1982 October 02
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Blady, Hyman.

    Administrative Notes

    The Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive donated the interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017.
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