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Oral history interview with Dimitrii Babii

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.38 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0038

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Dumitru Babii, born in Lipcani, Briceni district, Romania (present day Moldova) in 1924, discusses having a Jewish father and Christian mother; his parents’ relationship; the rounding up of the town’s Jewish population in a makeshift prison; the harsh conditions in the enclosure; attempting to help a Jewish friend; sexual assault; a mass shooting; looting of Jewish property; the burial of the dead; quartering Romanian forces in village houses; and how Romanian forces mobilized the town’s young.

Interviewee
Dimitrii Babii
Date
2006 September 27  (interview)
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 10:49:51
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