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Oral history interview with Maja Bakumets

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.28 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0028

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Maja Bakumets, born in 1925 in Bobruisk, Belarus, describes her refugee status at the beginning of the war; her return with her father to Bobruisk; a roundup and mass shooting of Jews in Jelovik; the Jewish ghetto in Bobruisk; the role of local policemen in the persecution of Jews; a mass shooting of Jews at village of Kamenka; an attack by partisans; escaping from a transport that would have relocated her to Germany; and the aftermath of the war.

Interviewee
Maja Bakumets
Date
2011 October 30
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:47:47
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