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Oral history interview with Andrei Ovcear

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.104 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0104

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Andrei Ovcear, born in 1924 in Gherşunovca, Ukraine (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Gherşunovca; the roundup of local Jews by Romanian soldiers and their imprisonment in the Colbasna barracks; witnessing Romanian soldiers driving a group of Jews toward a town; the mass murder of the Jewish population; the sight of a mass grave; the arrest of local communists; and local townspeople from the surrounding areas purchasing formerly Jewish owned homes after the war.

Interviewee
Andrei Ovcear
Date
2008 July 18  (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 11:00:11
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