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Oral history interview with Charles Anolik

Oral History | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2019.125.1 | RG Number: RG-90.057.0001

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    Interview Summary
    Charles Anolik discusses his family history; growing up in the Jewish community in Kaunas, Lithuania; the escalation of fear amid violence that started in 1939, and got worse after June 1941; the atrocities he witnessed and experienced while in the Jewish ghetto, at a labor camp, and at several concentration camps, including Dachau; the arrival of American troops on the morning when he was scheduled to be shot; living in American-controlled parts of Germany for four years after liberation; and receiving a visa to join an uncle and cousin in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Charles Anolik
    Jeffrey Winter
    interview:  1998 November 25
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Iowa Jewish Historical Society

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Anolik, Charles.

    Administrative Notes

    The Iowa Jewish Historical Society donated audio and video recordings from the IJHS archive to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in March 2019.
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