• Family lived in Lvov, major city in Eastern Poland, also called Galicia.
  • 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.