Immigrants -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- Interviews
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Dr. Mitchel Cegielski, Interview Date: 1977 April 4, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with George Kielak, Interview Date: 1978 February 19, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017
The oral history interview of George Kielak about his experiences in Poland during World War II was conducted by Andrew S. Fidler on February 19, 1978. In the interview Kielak shared his experiences fighting on the Polish side during World War II and as a prisoner of war. Kielak was a Boy Scout before Germany invaded Poland and became part of the Polish underground and also attended underground school. Kielak also discussed his journey to the United States as an immigrant after the war.