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Oral history interview with Marian Trachimovicz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.190 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0190

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

Marian Trachimovicz, born in Grodno, Poland (Hrodna, Belarus), describes his family and the prewar Jewish community of Grodno; a pogrom organized by members of a Polish nationalist party; the Soviet invasion in 1939; his participation in the Grodno resistance; the Soviet occupation of Grodno; the arrival of German forces in 1941; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community, including the establishment of ghettos; the brutal treatment of the Jewish community by German forces; actions of the Jewish police; his mother hiding two Jewish men; the liquidation of the Jewish ghettos; and his time in the military.

Interviewee
Marian Trachimovicz
Date
2003 December 08  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 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 11:08:00
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