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Oral history interview with Ilinca Mosor

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.728.2 | RG Number: RG-50.574.0002

Ilinca Mosor describes being deported to Transnistria (present day Dniester Moldovan Republic) in freight trains; how the Romanians wanted to shoot the Romanies; the places where she and her family lived; the poor living conditions and the the lack of food; the death of her brother due to the famine; how many people died and were thrown into pits afterwards; how deaths were caused by starvation and typhus; the transportation of the dead to the Bug River; how her father worked for some Russian people and in return received food; the “silversmiths” (Roma), who were stealing and transporting the dead; and the families with which she left Romania and how only two of them made it back to the country.

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Ilinca Mosor
interview:  2004 September 25
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:53:23
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