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Testimony regarding Nesvizh (Nieswiez), Poland

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    Testimony regarding Nesvizh (Nieswiez), Poland

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    The Testimony Regarding Nesvizh (Niewswiez), Poland is an eyewitness report of the destruction of the Jewish community of Nesvizh (Nieswiez), Poland, written by Moshe Lachowicki in Jerusalem in 1948. He describes the Nazi raid on the village of October 29, 1941, life in the ghetto subsequent to that, and the panic that accompanied a second raid, from which Mr. Lachowicki escaped by hiding. He was able to escape into the forest, where he joined the partisans.
    creation:  1948
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of J. Pierre Loebel
    Collection Creator
    Moshe Lachowicki
    Moshe Lachowicki was a member of the Jewish community of Nesvizh (Nieswiez), Poland. German soldiers raided the village on October 29, 1941. A ghetto was established and Lachowicki escaped a second raid of the village in hiding. He escaped to the forest where he joined the partisans. By 1948 he was living in Jerusalem.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Testimony Regarding Nesvizh (Niewswiez), Poland is arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Poland. Nieswiez (Poland)
    Personal Name
    Lachowicki, Moshe.

    Administrative Notes

    Dr. J. Pierre Loebel donated this testimony to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Sept. 6, 2010. The document came to the Loebel family because they had extended family in Nieswiez, including Mrs. Loebel's grandfather, Neach Wselubski, who was a prominent citizen. Most of the members of the family were murdered in the Holocaust.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-07-05 13:32:26
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