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Oral history interview with Vladimir Glagolev

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.22 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0022

Vladimir Glagolev, born in 1926 in Daugavpils, Latvia, describes his family and background; the first bombings of Daugavpils; the retreat of the Soviet forces and transfer of power from the Soviet Union to Germany; the Jewish population of Daugavpils; the order for Jews to assemble at the marketplace; reactions of Jews to the order; his family accompanying their Jewish neighbors to the marketplace; relocation of the Jewish community to the ghetto; anti-Jewish measures; a ban on contact between Jews and non-Jews; the exploitation of Jews in German and Latvian enterprises; the mass execution of the Jewish population; his work for a German organization delivering livestock to the battlefront; camps for Soviet prisoners; the establishment of a camp of Vlasov forces; his work in chemical plant built on the execution site; departing to the Western Front in 1944; returning to Daugavpils in 1951; and the takeover of Jewish apartments by local townspeople.


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Interviewee
Vladimir Glagolev
Date
interview:  2004 February 28
Language
Russian
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:18
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