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Oral history interview with Semion Brega

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.119 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0119

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Semion Brega, born in 1930 in Pepeni, Ukraine (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Pepeni; the evacuation of some Jews and the arrest of the remaining Jewish population in the local town hall after the arrival of Romanian forces; his father's decision to relocate his family outside of the town the night of the mass murder of the Jewish community; the sight of corpses from the mass murder; local collaborators who assisted in the killing of Jews; and the looting of a Jewish owned home.

Semion Brega
2008 December 17  (interview)
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 11:02:02
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