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Oral history interview with Josette J. Laznowski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2020.211.11 | RG Number: RG-90.133.0011

Josette J. Laznowski, born in 1940 in Paris, France, discusses her family; her sister who was born in 1937; her father, who was sent to Morocco when the war started; her speculation that her father was detained when he returned to France; her mother leaving her and her sister in a house in Dreux, near Chartres, with a woman who was an alcoholic; living on the second floor of a building with other children, and the first floor of the building, which had a place to castrate pigs; going to an orphanage with her sister until the end of the war; her parents surviving Auschwitz; her father joining them before her mother, who was taken to Sweden to recover; the birth of her brother in 1948; her father’s death in 1951; her mother’s sister in Argentina; immigrating with her mother and sister to Argentina; and getting married and having two children.


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Interviewee
Josette J. Laznowski
Interviewer
André Poser
Date
interview:  2018 December 06
Geography
creation: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Language
Spanish
Extent
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of André Poser/Blue Lights Heaven Production
 
Record last modified: 2021-03-01 09:21:30
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