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Oral history interview with Alexander Bogen

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.21 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0021
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Alexander Bogen, born in 1916 in Vilna, Poland (present day Vilnius, Lithuania), discusses the bombing of Vilna; the German invasion and occupation; the Russian Army’s retreat; joining refuges to leave for the Soviet zone; ending up in the Vilna ghetto; meeting Abba Kovner and continuing to create art in the ghetto; joining the ghetto underground movement; starting the “Revenge” group of the partisans with Moshe Shultan; challenges facing the partisan movement; immigrating to Israel; and his artistic representations of the Holocaust.

Interviewee
Alexander Bogen
Interviewer
Nathan Beyrak
Date
1992 June 26  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
9 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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