Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Mrs. Roemerfeld - 1982?

Food in Ghetto

Um, did you have ration cards or anything like that while you were living--how did you procure food? Did you, did your family have money to buy food?

I couldn't tell you that, I couldn't. I, I presume my mother had money to buy the food because my father was already in Auschwitz at uh, the last year, you know, of the ghetto.

Well, your brother worked, your brother in the store there.


Did he receive any payment?

No, no, no. Not that I know of, no. Not that I can recall. ???

Do you remember any of the German administrators in the town, the names of any of them?

No, no.

You remember first seeing uh, German soldiers in the town?

Oh yes, oh yes.

When was that?

Uh, right when the war uh, you know, they occupied uh, Poland in September. But I couldn't uh, make this out in my mind. They're, they're Germans and realize the realization of it. You know, just soldiers, you know. They, they're running and pushing and shoving and throwing everything and, and uh, uh, in details I couldn't possib...

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