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Oral history interview with Maria Blaj

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.727.2 | RG Number: RG-50.573.0002

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

Maria Blaj, born in 1930 in Treznea, Romania, describes her family; the prewar Jewish community of Treznea; the invasion of Hungarian forces in 1940; the Treznea massacre; local townspeople burying the bodies of victims; the sight of a convoy of Jews; the death of her father; the reasoning behind the Hungarian soldiers attacking her village; and German soldiers deporting local Jews in 1944.

Interviewee
Maria Blaj
Date
2004 March 27  (interview)
Language
Romanian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 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 10:38:40
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