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Oral history interview with Bogdan Osiński

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.79 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0079

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Bogdan Osiński, born in Siedlce, Poland in 1927, discusses anti-Jewish violence that took place during the war; the roundup of Jews in the Siedlce ghetto; witnessing a transport of Jews being taken to Treblinka; local villagers burying the bodies of victims who were shot along the way; the Latvian, Ukrainian, and German guards; his father’s involvement in hiding Jews; being honored as Righteous Among the Nations; the code of silence after the war regarding local collaboration; and the inclination of people who were awarded Righteous Among the Nations to keep quiet about their wartime experiences.

Interviewee
Bogdan Osinski
Date
1999 July 08  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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