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Oral history interview with Anna Garklāva

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.1 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0001

Anna Garklāva, born in 1928 in Limbazi, Latvia, describes her prewar family life; the beginning of the war; the Jewish population of Limbazi; the arrest of the Jews of Limbazi following the German invasion; the relocation of the town’s Jews to an old post office building; Jews being subjected to forced manual labor; recognizing Jewish classmates as they were made to clean the streets; finding a mass grave where Jews and Soviet activists had been killed in 1941; and the difficulties of living under the German occupation.

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Garklāva, Anna
interview:  2003 July 04
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:53:00
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