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Oral history interview with Nina Ghilaş

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.35 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0035

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Nina Ghilas, born in Volcinet, Edinet district, Romania (present day Moldova) in 1931, discusses early roundups of Jews when German and Romanian forces entered the city; a description of the concentration camp set up next to her family’s home; the harsh conditions in the camp; her family’s role in hiding Jewish families; their fear of discovery and reprisal; the looting of Jewish property by villagers; her family’s fate after the war; and her memories of the strength of the prewar Jewish community.

Interviewee
Nina Ghilaş
Date
2006 September 26  (interview)
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 10:49:17
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