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Oral history interview with Procop Țibirnac

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.143 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0143

Procop Țibirnac, born in 1920 in Petreni, Romania (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Petreni; Jewish families from surrounding areas sheltering in Petreni to avoid bombardments; the arrest of the Jewish community by Romanian soldiers; the participation of local townspeople in roundups; the looting of Jewish owned belongings; guarding a group of imprisoned Jews; the mass murder of the Jewish population; local Roma burying the corpses; and the sight of columns of Jews being transported towards Ukraine.

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Procop Țibirnac
interview:  2009 October 31
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 15:46:54
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