Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Eva Cigler - March 17, 1982


The Kapo.

That Kapo, sure because uh, they have connection one Kapo with the other and they live much easier than we did.

They did.


And the Stubowa too?

The Stubowa too because they have privileges. Not uh, so high uh, than they was, but they had privileges.

Were they cruel?

Yes they--some of them were very cruel. A few of them you could find you could uh, have a little heart uh, he had left. But uh, not much.

Anyway then you went from um, working in the Brezinka. Did any women stay there longer than a six-week period?

Yes, who, who was living in there. But the story was told in that woman who lived there, that hundred girls or fifty, I don't uh, know, because a friend of ours was working in that Brezinka. They going to get, get gassed.


We were figuring now we never see them. We didn't know where they uh, was because they couldn't come to the main gate. They never come to the--in Birkenau you know, in the camp. 'Bout end of the war we uh, meet again and they...

They weren't gassed.

didn't--no, they weren't gassed.

But she remained in the Brezinka the whole time.

Yeah, in that, all the time.

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