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Oral history interview with Constantin Roșu

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.727.10 | RG Number: RG-50.573.0010

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Constantin Roșu, born in 1930 in Bucharest, Romania, describes the prewar actions of members of the Iron Guard, including their pressure on his father to join them and the beating of those who did not support the movement; the diversity of the students in his class; anti-Jewish actions committed by a priest; the Bucharest pogrom; including the murder of local Jews and the looting of Jewish-owned stores; townspeople who looted the stores and the bodies of the victims; the disappearance of his Jewish classmates in 1941; hearing about a mass shooting of Jews by German soldiers; and German forces sinking ships carrying Jews to Palestine.

Interviewee
Constantin Rosu
Date
2004 April 04  (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 10:42:10
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