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Oral history interview with Moris Gluckman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0556 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0051

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Moris Glukman, born in Suceava, Romania in 1924, discusses his childhood; the rise in antisemitism; deportation announcements; his arrival in Bessarabia (in Moldova and Ukraine) with his family and how the peasants took the belongings of the Romanian Jews; travel to Moravia, Czech Republic; living at the mercy of the Romanian Gendarmerie; the spread of typhus and diphtheria during the winter of 1941-1942; how the Ukranian police guarded the village in Moravia; the German entrance into Moravia; building bridges and excavating coal from open mines; his knowledge about events in Bessarabia and Russian positions and the approaching front; working in a Kolkhoz; being liberated by the Russians; his schooling in Bucharest, Romania; and immigration to the United States in 1983.

Interviewee
Moris Gluckman
Interviewer
Esther Finder
Date
1996 September 25  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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