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Oral history interview with Alexei Manu

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.5 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0005

Alexei Manu, born in Cobalna, Romania (present day Moldova) in 1926, discusses warm prewar Christian-Jewish relations; the arrival of German forces; seeing a large convoy of Jewish men, women, and children who stopped for the night in Cobalna; learning they were on their way to a nearby concentration camp; the reactions of villagers to the convoy, including attempts to give the prisoners water and steal their belongings; realizing the guards were Romanian; and what happened to his Jewish nieghbors who returned to the village after the war.

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Alexei Manu
interview:  2004 August 11
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 15:46:31
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