Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Eugene Feldman - July 15, 1991


An interview with Eugene Feldman, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Dr. Sidney Bolkosky, Professor of History at the University of Michigan--Dearborn. Eugene Feldman was born in the late 1920s in Glinka, Poland. Situated in the Soviet zone of occupation after 1939, Glinka was under Soviet rule until 1941. Following the German invasion of the Soviet Union, Eugene and his family were sent to the nearby ghetto in Stolin. During an Aktion, Eugene, his father, stepmother, and cousin hid from the Germans, escaped from the ghetto and returned to Glinka. They left the village and hid in the countryside, following a band of partisans through White Russia (Belarus). After the war, Eugene went to Łódź, Poland and then on to a DP camp in Freimann, Germany. From there he immigrated to the United States.

  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction II
  3. Family
  4. Pre-War Life
  5. Relations with Non-Jews
  6. Education
  7. Relations with Non-Jews II
  8. Education II
  9. Religious Life
  10. Knowledge of Persecution
  11. Outbreak of War
  12. Soviet Annexation
  13. Life Under Soviets
  14. German Invasion
  15. Ghetto in Stolin
  16. Conditions in Ghetto
  17. Forced Labor
  18. Liquidation of Ghetto
  19. Hiding From Germans
  20. Hiding From Germans II
  21. Escape from Stolin
  22. Mother and Sisters
  23. Hiding
  24. Shelter
  25. Receiving Help
  26. Conditions in Hiding
  27. Partisans
  28. Attitude of Partisans
  29. Russian Soldiers
  30. Return to Poland
  31. Germany
  32. Rumors of the Camps
  33. Fate of Family
  34. Munich
  35. Life in Germany
  36. Immigration to America
  37. Talking about Experiences
  38. Drafted into U.S. Army
  39. Return to Germany
  40. Reminders
  41. Resentment
  42. Talking to Family

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