Nathan Sadik

"I hope the Jewish faith will continue to be strong."

Name at birth
Nachman Mendel Sadik
Date of birth
12/21/1921
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Mlawa, Poland
Name of father, occupation
Josel Sadik, Shoemaker
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Carla Ruchel Opalka, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Six altogether
How many in entire extended family?
12
Who survived the Holocaust?
Only me- no parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles or cousins
I left Mlawa in November 1942 and went to Auschwitz for the remaining years until liberation.

To learn more about this survivor please visit the Holocaust Center Oral History Index.
https://www.holocaustcenter.org/visit/library-archive/oral-history-department/sadik-nathan-m/
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
What DP Camp were you after the war?
Yes, Stayre and Brana, Austria
Where did you go after being liberated?
Back to Mlawa then to Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and then Austria
When did you come to the United States?
1948
Where did you settle?
Buffalo, New York
Occupation after the war
Plumber
When and where were you married?
1946 in Lintz, Austria
Spouse
Miriam Sadik, Homemaker
Children
Murray Sadik, lawyer Carla Sadik Blumenthal, social worker
Grandchildren
Five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
What do you think helped you to survive?
Plain Luck
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
I hope the Jewish faith will continue to be strong.
Interviewer:
Charles Silow
Interview date:
10/29/2009

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