Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Isaac Engel - June 16 & 25, 1992


Yeah. It was hell, but when we came to Chenstochov, just like me, you come from, from, from Russia to the United States. It was a different atmosphere. The-- they had doctors there. They had a lotta doctors there. The head from the doctors was a guy, name ???. Anybody was sick in there, there was a ??? for everything. And they gave medicine. They ga...I don't know how, I remember I had something on my eye so he sent me. And you came in. They had about twenty doctors in it. The hospital wasn't rigged. They had a hospital way back but this room. And he--this ??? he looked anybody, whatever. "What is your problem?" "Eye." Sent to an eye doctor there. And, and that's the way it was going on. They...

The camp, it was near the city? Chenstochov.

Not far, not far. I wasn't--yeah, not far. I didn't know Chenstochov. Not, not far. No, not very far.

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