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Oral history interview with Elie Alevy

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.1 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0001

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Elie Alevy, born in Salonica, Greece to a Sephardic father and Romaniote mother, describes growing up in a family that observed Jewish traditions and ethics; living in the Salonica ghetto and then being transported to Birkenau in March 1943; his experience during the month-long death march from Birkenau to Dachau; being moved to the camp Waldlager V due to overcrowding at Dachau; performing forced labor at Waldlager V (Mühldorf) on a secret airport for the Nazis; escaping from Waldlager V; working as a UNWRA aid worker for Greeks in displaced person camps; being liberated by the Americans; returning to Greece; reuniting with relatives in France; and moving to Chile to avoid future European conflicts.

Interviewee
Elie Alevy
Interviewer
Karen Codner
Date
2011 July 04  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
5 digital files : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:48
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