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Oral history interview with Nicolae Costov

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.112 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0112

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Nicolae Costov, born in 1926 in Săseni, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Săseni; the evacuation of some Jewish families with Soviet forces; the arrest of the remaining Jewish population by Romanian gendarmes; the imprisonment of Jews in the cellar of a house; hearing the prisoners ask for water; and details of a mass shooting of Jews by Romanian gendarmes in 1941.

Interviewee
Nicolae Costov
Date
2008 December 15  (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 11:01:11
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