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Oral history interview with Shmuel Rozin

Oral History | Accession Number: 2001.361.2 | RG Number: RG-50.643.0001

Shmuel Rozin discusses events that occurred in and around the Kovno Ghetto on April 5th, 1944; the Children’s Action; how he was hiding with a group of approximately ten partisans, among them were Abrasha Levin, Isaac Silverman, and Brinke Kozak; how Chaim Yellin took on the responsibility of finding transportation and ammunition for the group; how a woman warned the group to leave and suggested they hide with a Lithuanian family; how Yellin sent him in disguise to find three guns; and Yellin’s devotion to saving as many people as possible from the Kovno Ghetto by hiding them in the local forest.


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Interviewee
Shmuel Rozin
Date
acquired:  1999
Language
Yiddish
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Shmuel Rozin
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-15 09:31:46
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