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Oral history interview with Gheorghe Cernițan

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.155 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0155

Gheorge Cernițan, born in Hirova, Romania (Moldova) in 1922, discusses the size of Hirova’s prewar Jewish community; prewar anti-Jewish violence by followers of the far-right politician A.C. Cuza; witnessing two transports of Jewish men, then women, led out of town; the murder of a young man who escaped the shooting; and the postwar trials of the perpetrators.

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interview:  2010 June 10
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 15:46:56
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