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Oral history interview with Dov Levin

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0298

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    Oral history interview with Dov Levin


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Dov Levin
    Randy M. Goldman
    interview:  1994 November 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    5 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Corporate Name
    World Hashomer Hatzair

    Administrative Notes

    Randy M. Goldman, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Dov Levin on November 10, 1994. This interview is one of 51 oral histories included in the Miles Lerman Center for the Study of Jewish Resistance.
    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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