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Oral history interview with Anghelina Ionutas

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.727.1 | RG Number: RG-50.573.0001

Anghelina Ionutas, born in 1920 in Treznea, Romania, describes the prewar Jewish community of Treznea; the Treznea massacre; local townspeople burying victims' corpses; hearing about the mass murder of the area's Jews; the murder of the local priest; Hungarian soldiers murdering elderly civilians; the cemeterties of the village; a roundup and deportation of Jews in 1944 by Nazi forces and collaborators; the response of local Romanians to the deportation of local Jews; the return of two Jewish boys to Treznea in 1944; local townspeople killing Nazis who attempted to escape through their village in 1944; and the arrival of Soviet forces.

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Anghelina Ionutas
interview:  2004 March 27
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: 2020-05-04 15:46:59
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