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Oral history interview with Vincent Knapczyk

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2013.87.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0704

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    Oral history interview with Vincent Knapczyk


    Interview Summary
    Vincent Knapczyk, born in Dziedzin, Poland (present day Belarus), describes being deported to Siberia as a teenager in 1940 from northeast Poland; being sent to a labor camp in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia; his release from the camp in late 1941; joining Anders’ Army; being allowed to leave the Soviet Union with his family; undergoing military training in the Polish Armed Forces under British jurisdiction in Palestine and Iraq; serving in the Polish Army in Italy; and being wounded in Montecassino, Italy.
    Mr. Vincent Knapczyk
    Navazelskis, Ina
    interview:  2013 May 10

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    Personal Name
    Knapczyk, Vincent.

    Administrative Notes

    Ina Navazelskis, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Vincent Knapczyk in Brooklyn, NY on May 10, 2013.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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