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Oral history interview with Moshe Alpan

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.3 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0003

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

Moshe Alpan (born Moshe Elefant) discusses the antisemitism in Vranov, Slovakia before the war; joining Hashomer Hatzair; the anti-Jewish measures and violence; the disbelief of his community at what was happening; becoming active in the Zionist movement as a way to help; organizing the Hashomer Hatzair underground movement in Budapest, Hungary in February 1944; the German occupation of Budapest in March 1944; the Jewish resistance groups; partisan rescue missions; working with the communist underground movement; helping Polish Jews cross into Slovakia; his emotional responses to the events; immigrating to Israel in July 1946; and his philosophical ideas about heroism, being a victim, and resistance.

Moshe Alpan
Nathan Beyrak
1993 January 15  (interview)
18 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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