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Oral history interview with Władysława Mierzwa

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.195 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0195
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Władysława Mierzwa, born in 1930 in Jastkowice, Poland, describes the prewar Jewish community of Jastkowice; living with her aunt and uncle in Pysznica, Poland during the war; Polish resistance members who killed local policemen; the arrival of German forces; the murder of local Jewish and Polish citizens by German soldiers; the different types of local policemen in Pysznica, including those who assisted the Polish Home Army and those who collaborated with German forces; the different resistance movements near Pysznica; and Jews from her hometown and the surrounding areas who survived the war.

Interviewee
Wladyslawa Mierzwa
Date
2003 December 10  (interview)
Language
Polish
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 11:08:15
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