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Oral history interview with Natan Levine and Hela Kalinsky Levine

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.298.1 | RG Number: RG-50.729.0001

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Natan Levine, born in Warsaw, Poland, discusses moving to Lodz, Poland; his siblings; his parents’ family and their jobs and fates; his uncle’s family; getting married and having two children; the German invasion; forced labor; running away with his family to Bialystok, Poland; working for a year in Siberia in a factory and not being able to bring his family with him; the conditions for the community and the lack of food; escaping from the work camp in 1940 to go home to Warsaw; the poor conditions in Warsaw; the difficulties of returning home; being detained in Moscow, Russia by police and having money taken; seeing his family in Bialystok and running together into the forest; the German police beating them; and forced labor by the German police.

Interviewee
Hela K. Levine
Natan Levine
Interviewer
Joseph Lewin
Date
1982  (interview)
Language
Yiddish
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tammy Lewin
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:52
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