Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Sigmund Rubin - January 12, 1982


Sigmund Rubin was born in Łódź, Poland. After the Germans invaded Poland, he fled to Warsaw with his family. Driven out of Warsaw by heavy bombing, the family returned to Łódź. Mr. Rubin and his brother were separated from the rest of their family during selection. He and his brother escaped the transport, but were separated. He never discovered the whereabouts of any of his family members. Mr. Rubin spent the remainder of the war in hiding in various locations throughout Poland. After the war, he and his wife lived for a time in Germany, immigrating to the United States in 1949.

  1. Introduction
  2. Selection
  3. Escape
  4. Early Years
  5. Family
  6. Anti-Semitism
  7. Invasion
  8. Hiding
  9. Hiding II
  10. Hiding III
  11. Hiding IV
  12. Hiding V
  13. Moving
  14. Liberation
  15. Immigration
  16. After the War
  17. After the War II
  18. Remembering
  19. Conclusion

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