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Oral history interviews with Anna Zisow and Emil Zisow

Oral History | Accession Number: 2015.268.1 | RG Number: RG-50.892.0001

Emil Zisow, born in Miskolc, Hungary, describes his experiences during the Holocaust.
Anna Zisow, born in Miskolc, Hungary, describe being sent to live in a ghetto for two days; being deported by cattle car to Auschwitz concentration camp; the selections upon arriving at the camp; being 19 years old when she arrived in the camp; never seeing her father again; the death of her mother and two-year-old niece; showering at the camp; having all her hair cut; the barracks; interacting with the other women inmates and helping one another cover their heads; the death of one of her sisters; the Czechoslovakian inmates; illnesses in the camp; and feeling responsible for the survival of her two sisters. [Note that the recording stops prematurely.]

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Emil Zisow
Anna Zisow
Dr. David L. Zisow
Brad Zisow
interview:  1988 July
1 digital file : WAV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David L. Zisow
Record last modified: 2020-07-22 15:41:30
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