Herman Marczak

"To remember and tell people to never forget."

Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Zdunska Wola, Poland
Brenda Lewkowicz and I were neighbors in Zdunska Wola, I knew her sister Rose well.  We met again in Sweden after the war.  We were married in Sweden in 1947 and left for America in 1957.  We were amongst the last to leave Sweden because illness caused during the Holocaust prevented us from coming to America.  We immigrated to Detroit to join the rest of my wife’s family.  Her four sisters moved to Detroit from Sweden.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Occupation after the war
Restaurant Supply then Patent Medicine Store
Brenda Lewkowicz, Seamstress, Ladie's Alterations
Sara Green, Jewish Federation of Detroit, Jewish nursery schools working with children with learning disabilities
Elana and Leora Great-grandchildren: Mason, Jacob, Maya, Reena, Isaac
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
To remember and tell people to never forget.
Charles Silow
Interview date:
To learn more about this survivor, please visit:
The Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive, University of Michigan

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