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Oral history interview with Chirilă Zara

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.57 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0057

Chirilă Zara, born in 1923 in Pociumbăuţi, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the beginning of the war and the arrival of German, Italian, and Romanian forces in his village; a Jewish man who set his house on fire and killed his family and himself; his father acting as an informant to the German authorities, but not denouncing any of the communists in his village; an incident in which a Jewish woman who had been in hiding was caught and sent to a concentration camp; and the killing of two Jewish women.

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Chirilă Zara
interview:  2007 February 15
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 15:46:40
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