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Oral history interview with Piotr Ovcear

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.105 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0105

Piotr Ovcear, born in 1924 in Gherşunovca, Ukraine (present day Moldova), describes transporting local Jews to Colbasna, Moldova, including an elderly couple who had attempted to commit suicide; the mass shooting of the Jewish population by Romanian soldiers; the mass grave of Jewish victims; giving food to two Jewish girls who survived the shooting; and local townspeople who hid a Jewish teacher for the duration of the war.

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Piotr Ovcear
interview:  2008 July 18
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 15:46:48
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