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Oral history interview with Janina Wojńska

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.52 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0052

Janina Wojńska, born in Milejczyce, Poland in 1919, discusses her training as a pharmacist in Brańsk, Poland; the Soviet occupation; deportations to Siberia; Jewish reactions to the Soviets; the withdrawal of Soviet forces; the arrival of German forces; ethnic tensions during the German occupation; the creation of the ghetto next to her pharmacy; hiding Jewish acquaintances in her basement; the end of the war; anti-Jewish violence after the war; and visiting the United States to reunite with the family she hid.

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Janina Woinska
interview:  1998 November 11
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:39
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