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Oral history interview with Manya Feldman

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0026

Manya Auster Feldman, born in 1923 in Dombrovitsa, Poland, discusses her large family (numbering close to 200); being raised orthodox; the outbreak of the war in 1939; the Soviet Union occuping Dombrovitsa; the German occupation beginning in 1941; the anti-Jewish measures put in place; the liquidation of the Dombrovitsa ghetto in August 1942; escaping into the forest with her father, brother, and eldest sister; the deportation of her mother and her two sisters to the nearby town of Sarny, where they were murdered; joining the Kovpak partisan movement along with her family; being separated from her father and siblings; spending the remainder of the war hiding in several small villages in the region and serving in different partisan units; the death of her father and siblings in combat; the end of the war; being placed in a displaced persons camp in Berlin, Germany; and immigrating to the United States.


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Interviewee
Manya Feldman
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-08 15:58:48
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