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Oral history interview with Roman Tuchschneider

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1804 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1804

Dr. Roman Tuchschneider discusses his experiences in Lodz, Poland after the German invasion in September 1939; the segregation and the curfews; the internment of his family in the Lodz ghetto’ life in the ghetto, including the conditions and the work he performed; being deported with his father in 1944 to Auschwitz, where they remained for three months; the conditions in Auschwitz; their transfer to a factory in Gorlitz, a subcamp of Gross-Rosen; the work he performed and the conditions; being sent on a death march that eventually took them back to Gorlitz; his escape from Gorlitz one day before liberation on May 9, 1945; his reunion with his father; and his life after the war.


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Interviewee
Roman Tuchschneider
Date
interview:  1985 June 01
Language
English
Extent
2 sound recording : WAV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2021-02-19 10:20:42
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