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Oral history interview with Vladimir Izvestnyi

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.29 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0029
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Vladimir Izvestnyi, born in 1928 in Dekšis, Latvia, describes the German capture of Riga in 1941; the treatment of local townspeople under German occupation; the murder of his brother; restrictions placed on the Jewish community under the German occupation; the mass murder of the Jews of Balvi; his participation in the partisan movement in 1943 and 1944; his work as a KGB investigator, including his work on cases regarding Latvian collaborators with Nazis; and his knowledge of Salaspils concentration camp.

Interviewee
Vladimir Izvestnyi
Date
2004 March 01  (interview)
Extent
6 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 10:47:58
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