- Family lived in Lvov, major city in Eastern Poland, also called
- 1/3 of Lvov population was Jewish before WW II.
- Dr. Oberlander was born in 1941, 2 weeks before Germans occupied Lvov.
- He and his parents spent 1941-2 in Turka and then Mielec where they lived as Christians
- In 1944, liberated by Russians and moved first to Czechoslovakia and then in 1949, to Germany
- Lived in Israel from 1949 to 1956 and then immigrated to U.S.
- 80 members of family murdered by Nazis. Only one paternal uncle and two maternal cousins survived other than them.