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Oral history interview with Michael Markson

Oral History | Accession Number: 2017.485.1 | RG Number: RG-50.088.0001

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Michael Markson discusses his experiences as a child in Nazi occupied Lithuania; being smuggled out of a ghetto by his mother and living in hiding on a farm; his time in an orphanage in Lithuania; his mother's escape from a concentration camp and time with the Red Army; his father's capture and death by the hand of the Germans or Lithuanian collaborators; his reunion with his mother after several years; their immigration to the United States with assistance from HIAS; and his adjustment to life in the United States following the war.

Interviewee
Dr. Michael Markson
Interviewer
Judy Stern Bartelstone
Date
2017 November 15  (publication/distribution)
Language
English
Extent
1 CD.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Maricopa County Community College District sponsored radio station Sun Sounds of Arizona,
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:36:43
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