OH 1146 | Oral History

OH 1146

BEKKER, Jacob (b. 1919)

Notable: Holocaust survivor
Holocaust survivor. His experiences during the Holocaust. Anti-Semitism in pre-war Poland; German occupation of Warsaw and the formation of Jewish labor battalions; escape to the Soviet Union; work as an electrician in Orsk, Russian S F S R.; his marriage to Pola and birth of his children, Eva (1941) and Mike (1944); return to post- war Poland and emigration to Israel; emigration to the United States.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 50 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Jennifer Anson
Date of Interview September 28, 1996

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