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Oral history interview with Adolfo Altman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.3 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0003

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Adolfo Altman, born in 1934 in Bielsko-Biala, Poland, describes his family’s move to Warsaw at the outbreak of World War II; suffering from hunger and cholera; being sent with his family to Siberia in 1940; his membership in the Komsomol (All-Union Leninist Young Communist League); being freed by the Polish government-in-exile from Siberia; moving to Tajikistan with his family and their living conditions; returning to Poland after the war and being given a house belonging to displaced miners; moving to Chile with his family with assistance from the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society; his feelings about losing much of his family; his life in Chile; and his beliefs regarding Judaism.

Interviewee
Adolfo Altman
Interviewer
Andrea Stutman
Date
2011 May 19  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Extent
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:39:19
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