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Oral history interview with Dov Nir

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.196 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0196

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    Oral history interview with Dov Nir


    Interview Summary
    Dov Nir (né Sztatfeld), born in Tarnogrod, Poland in 1930, discusses his family life; atmosphere at the beginning of the war in September 1939; escape to the Russian zone to Vinnike, Ukraine; family's move to Unterwalden, Poland, in the Tarnopol region at the beginning of 1941; entering into the Przemysl ghetto in October 1942; life in a work camp; escaping to the forest where they lived from July 1943 to July 1944; liberation by the Russians in July 1944; moving with the Red Army to Przemysl; returning to Tarnogrod; traveling from Lvov, Poland (L'viv, Ukraine) to Kiev, Ukraine; moving to Lublin, Poland and Łódź, Poland to a Jewish children's house, where he prepared for immigration to Palestine; traveling to France; being taken to Cyprus in April 1947; and his immigration to Palestine in December 1947.
    Dov Nir
    interview:  1994 March 28
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Nir, Dov, 1930-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Dov Nir in Israel on March 28, 1994. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview on March 1, 1995, as an accretion to the original collection of Israel Documentation Project interviews received by transfer 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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