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Oral history interview with Pavel Gavrilovich Samonii

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.75 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0075

Pavel Gavrilovich Samonii, born in Kamenka, Ukraine (present day Camenca, Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Kamenka; the collective farm in Kamenka; restrictions placed upon local townspeople during occupation; the imprisonment of Jews in the local school; gendarmes' attempt to humiliate Jews by forcing them to dance around a campfire; the mass drownings of Jews by Nazis and Romanian soldiers; and Romanian soldiers searching the homes of local townspeople for Jews.

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Pavel Gavrilovich Samonii
interview:  2007 December 02
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:44
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