Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Sonia Nothman - January 4, 1983



Oh. And back where I was in barrack it was very poor, poor. My brother was--it's different. It was in town so you could go, you could buy something, sell something. You could sell a portion bread, you could buy a, a shoe. By us you couldn't do, you couldn't do. And then we got, in the beginning we didn't have uh, what to do. So there was a big hole--the mill was there already--but there was a big uh, a hole, just a b...like a barn, from wood. Later on, the potatoes used to uh, when they came with the bags, the potatoes they put them there. But this guy who took us was a Volksdeutsche. Uh, older guy, very old. I think he was then at seventy years or more. And he was very good to us.

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