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Oral history interview with Jacob Greene

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

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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.

Interviewee
Jacob Greene
Interviewer
Pierre Lang
Date
1990 March 28  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette.
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.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:05:01
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