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Oral history interview with Eizic Ingber

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.147.1 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0228
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Eizic Ingber, born in December 22, 1923, discusses his childhood and family in Sighet, Romania; living on the same street and attending the same schools as Elie Wiesel; his brothers being drafted into the Hungarian Army; his deportation to Auschwitz II-Birkenau with his mother, father, and sister; his experience working as a machinist at Birkenau alongside American prisoners of war; his transfer to Bergen-Belsen and working as a machinist at the camp; the liberation of Bergen-Belsen by British forces; his attempts to find his family members after the war; meeting his wife, who is also a survivor from Romania; moving to Israel and volunteering for the army; immigrating to the United States and living in Brooklyn, NY while working as a mechanic; moving to Maryland in the 1980s; having a stroke in 2011; and thinking a lot about his wartime experiences now.

Interviewee
Eizic Ingber
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
2014 August 15  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.