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Oral history interview with Jacob Greene

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.148 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0148

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    Oral history interview with Jacob Greene


    Interview Summary
    Jacob Greene, born May 29, 1925 in Bolechow, Poland (Bolekhiv, Ukraine), describes his life before the war; the German and Russian occupation of his town; his father’s involvement in the Judenrat; his father’s resignation from the Judenrat after 2,000 Jews were deported from Bolechow; his experiences in hiding in the Carpathian Forests; his time in the Russian army after Bolechow was liberated; escaping to Lublin, Poland in 1945; travelling to Hungary, Italy, and Israel after the war; and his immigration to Australia in 1945.
    Jacob Greene
    Pierre Lang
    interview:  1990 March 28
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Greene, Jacob, 1925-
    Corporate Name
    Red Army (Soviet Union)

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Jacob Greene for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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