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Oral history interview with Vasile Stoian

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.39 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0039

Vasile Stoian, born in 1926 in Olăneşti, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Olăneşti; his recruitment into the Soviet Army; witnessing roundups of Jews from Olăneşti and nearby communities; seeing convoys of Jews passing through his village escorted by Romanian soldiers; their treatment by the Romanian soldiers; local townspeople giving food and water to the Jews; a local townsman caught hiding a Jewish man; Romanian soldiers looting Jewish owned belongings; and the deportation of local Roma.

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Vasile Stoian
interview:  2007 February 10
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 15:46:37
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