Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Abraham Pasternak - August 13, 1984


Abraham  PasternakBorn in Betlan, Romania, Abraham Pasternak relates his experiences in Romania during the Nazi occupation and his internment in several concentration camps, including Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Theresienstadt, Schlieben (a satellite of Buchenwald) and Zeitz, a city in Germany.

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  1. Family
  2. Religious Experience
  3. Community
  4. Changing Atmosphere
  5. Hungarian Occupation
  6. Changes/Restrictions
  7. Forced to Leave Home
  8. Resisting
  9. Going to Auschwitz
  10. Arrival at Auschwitz
  11. First Day in Auschwitz
  12. Life in Auschwitz
  13. Schlieben-Pretending to be Blind
  14. Buchenwald
  15. Conditions in Buchenwald
  16. Food
  17. Help From Others
  18. Liberation
  19. Returning Home
  20. Life After Liberation/Coming to U.S.
  21. Talking about Experience
  22. Effects of Experience

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