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Oral history interview with Ion Leahu

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.141 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0141

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Ion Leahu, born in 1918 in Dominteni, Romania (present day Moldova), describes his illness in 1941 which prevented him from being drafted into the army; hearing about the mass drowning of local Jews in a nearby pond; the looting of Jewish owned property by local townspeople; and the imprisonment of Jews from Balti, Moldova and surrounding villages outside his town in 1941.

Interviewee
Ion Leahu
Date
2009 October 30  (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 11:04:26
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