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Oral history interview with Ecaterina Rusu

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.121 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0121

Ecaterina Rusu, born in 1929 in Pîrliţa, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Pîrliţa; anti-Jewish rumors told by local townspeople; local townspeople looting Jewish owned homes; her participation in the looting of Jewish owned homes with other children; the sight of a dead Jewish woman in her home; the roundup of the local Jewish community by German soldiers; the mass shooting of the Jewish population by German soldiers at a ravine; and the return of some Jews to Pîrliţa after the war.

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Ecaterina Rusu
interview:  2008 December 18
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:51
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