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Oral history interview with Shoshana Roscynski and Stefan Roscynski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.73 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0073

Shoshana and Stefan Roscynski (born in 1921) describe the mentality of the people who rescued Jews during the war; being taught to help others as children; Shoshana escaping the Vilmar ghetto after her parents were killed and going to a nearby village; meeting one another in 1942; the murder of Jews from a small town nearby called Nemenchini (possibly Nemencine, Lithuania) in 1941; building bunkers to hide Jews during the war; having their first child in 1948 and another in 1950; escaping from Russia and going to Israel; and getting little recognition as Christian rescuers until recently.


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Interviewee
Stefan Roscynski
Shoshana Roscynski
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
interview:  1987 June 24
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:47:47
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