[Tape 12 Interview with Michel Mielnicki]

Archival Item

Resource TypeSound Recordings
Title NoteTitle supplied based on sequential order of audio cassettes.
Date of Creation27 Sep. 1995 - 28 Sep. 1995
Date NoteDate changes at timestamp 27:50 on side B.
GenreTestimonies
Identifier#134 AT
Archival HistoryTape case was originally labeled #137, but the cassette was unlabeled. Relabeled to correct order and adjusted subsequent tape labels.
Immediate Source of Acquisition or TransferDonated to the VHEC by John Munro in 1997.
Location in CollectionMichel Mielnicki fonds > Audio records
Extent & Medium1 audio cassette : 2 track (1hr. 54min.)
Scope & ContentItem is an audio cassette recording of an interview with Michel Mielnicki, interviewed by John Munro, recorded on September 27 and 28, 1995. The interview discusses Michel's extended family living in Palestine, his father's political orientation and Jewish socialists, experimental surgeries in concentration camps, humour, hierarchy amongst the prisoners, relations with women in the clothing commando, a typical work day in the camp, pre-War family life, Nazi officer rankings, health in the ghetto, the Nazis melting human fat to be turned into soap, health issues, punishment, transfer to Dora and working there, interactions with civilians working in the factories, radios, children in the camps, clothing, and assault.
LanguageEnglish
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirementsmp3 digital access copy available upon request.