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Oral history interview with Olga Roşcovan

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.50 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0050

Olga Roşcovan, born in 1928 in Budăi, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of her hometown; the flight of local Jews before the arrival of German forces; a Jewish man who was sheltered by local townspeople; the looting of Jewish owned homes by local townspeople; the burning of her village; violence against the civilian population during the war; an incident involving a group of Soviet soldiers and a German soldier in 1944; and a Jewish woman who was killed with her two children by local townspeople under threat from Soviet soldiers in 1945.


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Interviewee
Olga Roşcovan
Date
interview:  2007 February 13
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:39
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