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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Bleiman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.173 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0173

Elizabeth Bleiman (née Zuckerman), born on July 10, 1921 in Ujfeherto-Szabolcs, Hungary, discusses life before the war; being deported to the Kisvarda ghetto; being sent to Auschwitz with her family June or July 1944; the journey on the train; arriving in Auschwitz; the selections and the conditions in the camp; moving to Stutthof for hard labor in a women's battalion; being sent on a forced march to Danzig; being liberated by the Soviets in February 1945; being hospitalized for two months; the confused conditions returning to Debrecen; staying in a displaced persons camp in Germany; and immigrating to the United States in 1949.


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Interviewee
Elizabeth Bleiman
Interviewer
Marian Salkin
Date
interview:  1981 March 26
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-16 08:52:55
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