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Oral history interview with Lazar Samuilevich Tsirlin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.9 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0009

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

Lazar Samuilevich Tsirlin, born April 4, 1930 in Uzlyany, Belarus, recalls his family; the Jewish community; accounts by Polish refugees from 1939 to 1940 about German treatment of Jews in occupied Poland; the German occupation of Uzlyany; the creation of a ghetto, the administration of the ghetto, and the liquidation of the ghetto on October 8, 1941; escaping to the Minsk ghetto and life there; the Jewish administration of the Minsk ghetto and the pogroms; escaping the Minsk ghetto with his father and joining the partisans; life with the partisans; linking up with advancing Soviet troops; and life after the war.

Interviewee
Lazar S. Tsirlin
Date
1995 August 02  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
4 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
Interviews conducted in association with the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University and with the participation of Beit Lohamei Haghetaot in Israel.
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