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Simcha Brudno interview transcripts

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    Description
    Consists of full and incomplete interview transcripts, typed speeches, essays, and notes related to the Holocaust experiences of Simcha Brudno, originally of Šiauliai, Lithuania. The interviews, most of which are undated and were conducted by George Anastaplo and others, include information about Mr. Brudno's pre-war life in Lithuania; life in the Šiauliai ghetto; deportation to Stutthof in 1944; further deportation to Dachau; liberation by the 442nd Infantry Regiment; and illegal immigration to Palestine in March 1946.
    Date
    inclusive:  1965-2006
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Miriam Redleaf
    Collection Creator
    Simcha Brudno
    Biography
    Simcha Brudno was born on 30 May 1924 in Šiauliai, Lithuania. On August 20, 1941, he was forced to enter the Šiauliai ghetto. He performed forced labor at a nearby airport. In early 1944, he was sent to Stutthof and from there, to Dachau. He was liberated by the 442nd Infantry Regiment while on a death march from Dachau. In March 1946, he illegally entered Palestine. He fought in the Israeli War of Independence and studied mathematics in college. In 1960, he immigrated to the United States and worked in mathematical theory. He passed away in 2006.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    2 folders

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    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Šiauliai (Lithuania)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Miriam Redleaf donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014. Her father, George Anastaplo, conducted some of the interviews.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:43:58
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