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Oral history interview with Emmanuel Racine

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.296.15 | RG Number: RG-50.710.0015

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Emmanuel "Mola" Racine, born in Russia in 1911, discusses life in Toulouse, France after the German invasion in 1940; leaving for Marseille, France; working with Georges Loinger in the Jewish resistance; helping Jewish children escape to Switzerland; forging documents; his sister, Mila, and her resistance activities; his resolution that he would do the same thing again to save the Jewish people; the loss of French Jews in the Holocaust and the survival of many due to the help of non-Jewish French as well as the Catholic and Protestant churches; and helping to build an auditorium at Yad Vashem in memory of the French resistance.

Interviewee
Emmanuel Racine
Date
approximately 2005  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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