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Oral history interview with Mieczysław Czyż

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.162 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0162

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Mieczysław Czyż, born in Baranowic, Poland in 1929, discusses the prewar Jewish community in Molchadz, Poland (possibly Moŭchadź, Belarus); ethnic tensions; the Russian advance; his interactions with soldiers; his father’s arrest and exile to Siberia until 1944; the arrival of German forces; hearing gunshots from a mass killing; the organization of survivors into a ghetto; looting; partisan activities against Germans and collaborators; and visiting Molchadz after the war to find out the fate of the Jews.

Interviewee
Mieczyslaw Czyz
Date
2002 July 15  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:06:02
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