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Oral history interview with Bernie Bratt

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.182 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0182

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    Oral history interview with Bernie Bratt


    Interview Summary
    Bernie Bratt, born on February 13, 1923 in Kromolow, Poland, discusses antisemitism in Kromolow; the German invasion in 1939; labor at Sackenhoym concentration camp in 1941; transferring to Auenrode and several other concentration camps; slave labor installing Venetian blinds in August 1944; his accident with electrical wires; camp evacuation and forced march in January 1945; transferring to Buchenwald, then Berga, then Theresienstadt concentration camps; liberation while at Theresienstadt concentration camp; returning to Kromolow; leaving Poland to avoid conscription into the Polish Army; arriving in Munich, Germany to see his brother and sister in October 1945; immigrating to Israel; and immigrating to the United States in November 1956.
    Bernie Bratt
    Eileen Steinberg
    interview:  1988 February 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Bratt, Bernie.

    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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