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Oral history interview with Rubén Szadman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.88 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0088

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Rubén Szadman, born January 1, 1926 in Szydłowiec, Poland, describes his town; his family; being taken to a work camp; working for three years in an ammunitions factory; being sent to Birkenau in 1943 then transferred to Auschwitz; going to work in a factory; marching to Buchenwald in 1944; being liberated by the United States Army April 11, 1945; being helped by the Joint; living in a castle with a group outside of Paris, France; completing school; immigrating to Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1947; getting married; going to Chile for work and staying; his children and grandchildren; and his reluctance to tell his story to his family.

Interviewee
Rubén Szadman
Interviewer
Andrea Stutman
Date
2010 May 03  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
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 10:58:07
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