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Oral history interview with Abram Shnaper

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.524 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0524

Abram Shnaper, born on May 15, 1918 in Vilna, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania), discusses the Vilna ghetto underground; his capture by the Germans; being deported to a series of camps in Estonia, including Vaivara; liberation on September 22, 1944; returning to Vilna in November 1944 where he worked with Hashomer Hatzair; living in Warsaw, Poland from 1945 to 1948; living in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp from 1948 to 1949; and immigrating to the United States in 1949.


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Interviewee
Abram Shnaper
Interviewer
Dr. Edith Millman
Date
interview:  1994 November 21
Language
English
Extent
5 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2021-04-26 13:13:31
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