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Oral history interview with David Popa

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.115 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0115

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David Popa, born in 1927 in Bravicea, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Bravicea; the evacuation of some Jewish families with the retreating Soviet forces; the roundup and treatment of the remaining Jewish families; details of the mass shooting of the Jewish population by local collaborators; the looting of Jewish owned clothing; an incident in which he attempted to stop a Jewish family from entering the village because of the danger; and the escape of a local collaborator after the war.

Interviewee
David Popa
Date
2008 December 16  (interview)
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 11:01:33
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