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Oral history interview with Leon Salomon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0089.12 | RG Number: RG-50.155.0012

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

Leon Salomon, a born in Maków Mazowiecki, Poland, describes living in Maków Mazowiecki with his family until Poland was occupied by the Germans in 1939; moving with two of his sisters to Kobylnik (Narach, Belarus) to live with their brother; a school teacher who was later killed when the Germans took over the area; the massacre of the town’s Jewish residents by the Germans in a nearby forest in 1942; escaping the shooting and hiding in the forest; being the only member of his immediate family to survive; joining a partisan group fighting in the Vilnius, Lithuania and White Russia area; joining the Soviet Army near the end of the war; and fighting until he was wounded in east Prussia.

Interviewee
Leon Salomon
Interviewer
Sidney M. Bolkosky
Date
approximately 1990 June 18  (interview)
approximately  (publication/distribution)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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