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Oral history interview with Marian Maciejewski

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.186 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0186

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

Marian Maciejewski, born in 1922 in Wilno, Poland (present day Vilnius, Lithuania), describes his work as a conductor of a train; witnessing how Jews were taken from the train to execution pits; being forced to drive his train over dead and wounded Jews on the railroad tracks; German soldiers burning the corpses of murder victims; Lithuanian and Belarusian policemen assisting in the roundups of Jews; the uprising of the Vilnius ghetto; the actions of Jewish policemen; an incident in which a group of young Jews escaped from the train into the nearby forest; witnessing the suicide of two Jews on the railroad tracks; and the actions of his sister-in-law in saving three Jewish children.

Interviewee
Marian Maciejewski
Date
2003 July 12  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
3 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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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:07:44
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