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Oral history interview with Vincent Knapczyk

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

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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.

Interviewee
Mr. Vincent Knapczyk
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2013 May 10  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
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Record last modified: 2018-06-19 14:28:45
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