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Oral history interview with Ignacy Rojewski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.286 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0286

Ignacy Rojewski, born in 1933 in Poland, describes the prewar Jewish community of Gąbin; the arrest and deportation of his father to Dachau concentration camp; the buring of the local synagogue in 1939; the establishment of the Gąbin ghetto; throwing bread to Jews in the ghetto and being caught by a German soldier; German soldiers requiring Jewish policemen to collect valuables from Jews in the ghetto; the liquidation of the ghetto; the selling of Jewish owned apartments and belongings to Polish civilians; and the murder of Polish hostages.

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Ignacy Rojewski
interview:  2009 August 26
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:03
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