Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Edith Kozlowski - August 19, 2010


Edith Kozlowski was born in 1922 in Radom, Poland. Following the German invasion of Poland in 1939, Edith and her family were placed in the largest of the two ghettos in Radom. In the ghetto, Edith worked in the AVL factory, sewing German uniforms. In 1943, Edith and her sisters were sent to Blizyn, where Edith worked sorting clothes. In the summer of 1944, the sisters were transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. In December 1944, Edith was sent to Bergen-Belsen where she was liberated in April, 1945.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Early Childhood
  3. Pre-War life in Radom I
  4. Religious Life
  5. High School
  6. Pre-War life in Radom II
  7. Outbreak of War
  8. Life in the Ghetto I
  9. Working in the Ghetto
  10. Clearing the Ghetto
  11. Blizyn I
  12. Life in the Ghetto II
  13. Life in the Ghetto III
  14. Extended Family
  15. Blizyn II
  16. Blizyn III
  17. Traveling to Auschwitz
  18. Auschwitz I
  19. Auschwitz II
  20. Traveling to Bergen-Belsen I
  21. Bergen-Belsen
  22. Bergen-Belsen II
  23. Liberation
  24. After Liberation
  25. Coming to America
  26. Living in Detroit
  27. Marriage and Children
  28. Family Lost in War
  29. Conclusion

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