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Oral history interview with Dov Levin

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0298

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

Dov Levin, born in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1925, describes his family; moving into a ghetto in Slobodka, a suburb of Kaunas, with his family in August 1941; finding a job in the ghetto as an assistant carpenter in a furniture store; becoming involved in the underground resistance movement Ha'shomer Ha'Tzair running errands; avoiding deportation and escaping into the forest in March 1944; leaving the forest with other resistance fighters for Vilnius, Lithuania, where they prepared to escape to Palestine; arriving in Trento, Italy, where he and other resistance fighters took a boat to Palestine; and arriving and settling in Palestine in October 1945.

Interviewee
Dov Levin
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1994 November 10  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
5 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:12:55
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