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Oral history interview with Ion Niţelea

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.42 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0042

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Ion Niţelea, born in 1923 in Olăneşti, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Olăneşti; Romanian soldiers searching for Soviet soldiers and spies; roundups and mass shootings of the Jewish population by Romanian soldiers; the looting of Jewish owned belongings by local townspeople; the murder of two Jews suspected of being spies; the deportation of Romanian Roma; the murder of a Roma child by Romanian soldiers; and the evacuation of Olăneşti because of battles fought nearby.

Interviewee
Ion Niţelea
Date
2007 February 10  (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 10:50:32
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