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Oral history interview with Aurel Giurcā

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.727.9 | RG Number: RG-50.573.0009

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

Aurel Giurcā, born in 1927 in Călăraşi, Romania, describes the persecution of the Jewish community by local townspeople, which included cruelties and theft of Jewish owned belongings; the local townspeople, including his family, who maintained positive relationships with the Jewish community; hiding several Jewish families in his basement during the war; the sight of a train full of Jews, many already dead or dying; his father and other local townspeople who attempted to assist the surviving Jews; the disapproval of local townspeople of the Iron Guard; the trial of members of the Iron Guard after the war; and his profession as an attorney.

Interviewee
Aurel Giurcā
Date
2004 April 03  (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 10:41:49
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