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Oral history interview with Morris Pelta

Oral History | Accession Number: 2019.31.1 | RG Number: RG-90.040.0001

Morris Pelta (né Moishe Horowicz), born July 6, 1926, discusses growing up in Lodz, Poland; the beginning of the war; the creation of the Lodz Ghetto; life in the ghetto; being deported along with his family to Auschwitz; being given the number B-6602; doing forced labor at a satellite camp; being sent on a death march; being liberated by the Red Army; staying in a displaced persons camp in Germany; meeting his wife at the DP camp; immigrating to Israel; serving in the Israel Defense Forces; and immigrating to the United States. [The interview ends abruptly.]

Interviewee
Morris Pelta
Interviewer
Rikki Pelta
Date
interview:  2004 April
Language
English
Extent
1 sound microcassette.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rikki Pelta