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Oral history interview with Marjans Barščevskis

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.4 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0004

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

Marjans Barščevskis, born in 1923 in Višķi, Latvia, describes his Polish ancestry; the prewar Jewish community of Višķi; life under Soviet occupation; the invasion of German forces, including a roundup of Jewish men; the arrest of Communists by German forces; the roundup and deportation of local Jews; and hearing a mass shooting of Jews.

Interviewee
Marjans Barscevskis
Date
2003 July 05  (interview)
Language
Russian
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 10:39:43
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