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Oral history interview with Sami Djalilov

Oral History | Accession Number: 2008.384 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0630

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Sami Djalilov, born March 10, 1925 in Khujand, Russia (now in Tajikistan), discusses his family life with his four brothers and two sisters; major changes in their lives after the Russian revolution; his voluntary enlistment at 17 years old into the Russian Army; how army enlistees were from all five republics of Russia and united in their determination to fight the Nazis; fighting in Eastern Europe, on the Crimean front, and in the Czech Republic where he was captured; being sent in a cattle car to Auschwitz; and details of his experience in the camp.

Interviewee
Mr. Sami Djalilov
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2008 September 25  (interview)
Language
Russian
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:21:04
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