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USC Shoah Foundation Institute testimony of Irena Sakwinska

Oral History | Digitized | VHA Interview Code: 20572

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    Overview

    Interviewee
    Irena Sakwinska
    Experience Group
    Jewish Survivor
    Gender
    F
    Interview Length
    2:40:56
    Interview Date
    9/5/1996
    Interview Location
    / Poland
    Birth Year
    1918 or 1918
    Birth City
    Radom (Kielce/ Poland)
    Birth Country
    Russia/Soviet Russia
    Hiding or False Identity Location
    Pinsk (Poland)
    Stolin (Poland)
    Warsaw (Poland)
    Bialystok (Poland)
    Pohost Zahorodny (Poland)
    Borki (Polesie/ Poland)(generic)
    Lipniki (Polesie/ Poland)(generic)
    Type of Hiding Place
    forests
    forests
    Liberated By
    armed forces/ Soviet
    Location of Liberation
    Lipniki (Polesie/ Poland)(generic)
    Other Experiences
    concealment of Jewish identity
    Prewar Religious Identity
    Reform Judaism
    Postwar Religious Identity
    not affiliated
    Description
    Forms part of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Polish

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