Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Mark Webber - December 13, 2004


Mark Webber was born in Pułtusk, Poland on March 29, 1928. In 1939, Mark and his family were forced by the Germans out of Pułtusk and marched to Białystok. From there, the Russians took the family to a town in Northern Russia where they performed forced labor. Eventually the Russians moved the family to Uzbekistan where they stayed for the remainder of the war. After the war the family moved back to Poland with the intent to move to Palestine. However, after losing his parents, Mark decided to move to the United States.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Life Before the War
  3. Religious Life
  4. Politics
  5. Childhood
  6. Start of War
  7. Life Under German Occupation
  8. Being Forced Out of Home
  9. Forced March into Russia
  10. Life Under the Russians
  11. Deportation to Russia
  12. Life in Russia
  13. Being Allowed to Leave
  14. Discussion of Predicament
  15. Uzbekistan
  16. News of the War
  17. Life in Uzbekistan
  18. Working on a Kolkhoz
  19. Candy Making in Russia
  20. End of War
  21. Returning to Poland
  22. Life in the Kibbutzim
  23. Fate of Parents
  24. Feelings about Parent's Deaths
  25. Moving to the United States
  26. Conclusion

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