Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Abraham Mondry - June 15, 22, 29 & July 13, 1992

Auschwitz--Deportation of Family II

When you come back to Mlawa, how long were you there before the, before the transport came?

I was there until...'til October of 1942. They start like July, September. They start to make transports going. Nobody know where we're going. They, they used to say, you're going to Arbeit, to a camp, to labor camps, you know. Yeah, but I didn't stay in Mlawa. I used to go every week to Warsaw, back and forth.

But your family was there?


Your sisters and your mother?


And one brother?

Yeah, one younger brother.

And when they, when they rounded you up for the deportation, what, what happened then? You, you marched to the train station.

Yeah, they, they tear you out, you know. They just put you on, on cattle trains. A trial, trial...No water, no food, nothing.

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