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Oral history interview with Mihail Purice

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.12 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0012

Mihail Purice, born in Gura Camencii, Floreşti district, Romania (present day Moldova) in 1926, discusses the outbreak of fighting between the Soviets and Germans in 1941; the arrival of German and Romanian troops; seeing convoys of Jews being taken to be shot; hearing the shooting; seeing the mass graves; not being permitted to watch the shootings; helping a pregnant Jewish woman; and his family’s relations with their Jewish neighbors before and during the war.

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Mihail Purice
interview:  2004 August 12
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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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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