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Oral history interview with Iasha Mazubi

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.103 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0103

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    Oral history interview with Iasha Mazubi


    Interview Summary
    Iasha Mazubi, born in 1920, in Czuczewicze in Byelorussia, describes his family and childhood; being sent by the Soviets to Lida; the bombing of Lida; how after the German invasion he escaped and returned to Czuczewicze; the Judenrat; the May 1942 assembly and selection of 2000 Jews who were executed; being among the young who were selected to work; the states of mind of people in the ghetto; organizing a group to escape and joining the partisans; life with the partisans and actions in which he participated, such as exploding bridges and trains; how they got ammunition; recruiting young men from the ghetto; a German action against the partisans in August 1943; the Bielski partisans; the deportation of all the Jews from Czuczewicze, including his family, were taken to Lida and then to Sobibor where they were killed; joining the Russian Army and being sent to Lida to be the administrator of a plant and stayed there until May 5; helping to organize the escape of Jews through Austria and Italy to Palestine; getting married in Italy in 1948; and going on a false passport to Israel, where he worked in the arms industry until retirement.
    Iasha Mazubi
    interview:  1993 July 23
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Mazubi, Iasha, 1920-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Iasha Mazubi in Israel on July 23, 1993, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. transfered the tapes to the Museum's Archives 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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