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Oral history interview with Ion Belous

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.160 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0160

Ion Belous, born in Cosăuți, Romania (Moldova) in 1933, discusses the sieze of Cosăuți prewar Jewish community; being evacuated from Cosăuți during the first two weeks of the war; returning and finding the Jewish community gone; being told that they had been taken to the forest in Mălăciui; seeing the Jewish community in the forest guarded by Romanian forces; seeing a mass grave outside the enclosure; witnessing the removal of the Jewish community across the Dneister River; and seeing local villagers rob the Jewish prisoners of their property.

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interview:  2010 June 12
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 15:46:57
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