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Oral history interview with Józef Petruczenko

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.305 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0305

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Józef Petruczenko, born in 1929 in Międzyrzec Podlaski, Poland, describes restrictions placed upon the Jewish community under the German occupation; witnessing the persecution of Jews by German soldiers, including murders; the roundup and deportation of the local Jews, including the murders of those not caught in the initial roundup; the murder of a group of Polish girls who were mistaken for Jewish girls; Czechoclovakian and Hungarian Jews brought to the local ghetto; his mother giving food to Jews in the ghetto; and witnessing serveral mass shootings of Jews by German soldiers and local policemen.

Interviewee
Józef Petruczenko
Date
2010 May 04  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:13:12
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