Oral history interview with Jean Sklar
Jean Sklar (Szklarz), born in 1929 in Metz, France, discusses his family's background; his childhood in Metz; his parents and siblings; his extended family; the beginning of WWII; his family's evacuation from Metz to Virolet (a hamlet in Ligugé, France); life in Virolet; the arrival of the Germans in Virolet; experiencing antisemitism; the camp de la route de Limoges (Poitiers concentration camp); the registration of Jews; having to wear a yellow star; arrests and deportations; his experiences in hiding; returning to Metz after liberation; going to Paris; his bar mitzvah; going to London, England; and immigrating to the United States.
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- Mr. Jean Sklar
- Mr. Theodore D. Sklar
4 digital files : MOV.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Theodore D. Sklar
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