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Oral history interview with Alexander Bogen

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.21 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0021

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    Oral history interview with Alexander Bogen


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Alexander Bogen
    Nathan Beyrak
    interview:  1992 June 26
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    9 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Conditions on Access
    Restrictions on access. Interview is viewable onsite at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum only.
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    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Alexander Bogen in Israel on June 26, 1992, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. in February 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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