Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Martin Koby - April 20, 1999


Yeah. It used to be an army camp, but it became the DP--the DP camp, Ulm. Sedan- Kaserne. This ??? some of them were the policemen and I didn't even know.


That's when things start popping, kept going to Munich you know, to--with documents and papers and telegrams and oh, ???. We finally when decided we're leaving, they came there, they got a physical, a physical exam. My brother had something either with his lungs or blood, blood--you know, anemia. They wouldn't let us go.

How long did they keep you?

I think we had to stay another three months.

Three months?

To, to, to get rid of his anemia. He got the best food. They used to go buy all kinds of...

So what did you do every day?

Well, in, in uh, in uh, when we were in the camp, in Ulm...


...we went to town, town to see the city. We went to go and see the Danube. You know, I got to see the Danube. Big shit, it's like any other river. The famous Danube, huh?

Greener, maybe.

I don't know. It didn't look too much--but wider and bigger. I went to cheder.

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