Anna Kaletska

  • Recording Date: September 26, 1946
  • Duration: 58:21
  • Spools: 9-164B, 9-165, 9-166
  • Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Languages: Yiddish

Biographical Information

  • Name: Anna Kaletska
  • Other Names: Anna Kovitzka
  • Age: 34
  • Birthdate: September 25, 1912
  • Birthplace: unknown
  • Gender: female
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Poland
  • Marital Status: married
  • Tattoo: 82529Δ
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Kielce, Poland
  • Interned At: Grodno Ghetto, Auschwitz, Lippstadt
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Kaunitz, Germany
  • Liberation Date: April 1, 1945
  • Liberated By: United States

Commentary

 The Jews of eastern Poland were under Soviet rule for the first twenty-one months of the war and hence were spared Nazi persecution until Hitler turned eastward in June 1941. Anna Kaletska never made it clear where in Poland she and her husband lived before the war, although it is probable ... Read full commentary »