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Oral history interview with Gheorghe Barbăscumpă

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.11 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0011

Gheorge Barbăscumpă, born in Bahrinesti, Bălți district, Romania (present day Băhrinești, Moldova) in 1927, discusses the bombing of his village and its environs by the Germans in 1941; the chaos in the village when German forces arrived; anti-Jewish violence by German and Romanian soldiers; the round up and imprisonment of local Jews in a concentration camp in nearby Mărculești; the harsh living conditions in the camp; and the postwar arrest and conviction of a local Romanian involved in the shootings.

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Gheorghe Barbǎscumpǎ
interview:  2004 August 12
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 15:46:32
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