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Oral history interview with Valeriu Bogdan

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.14 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0014

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Valeriu Bogdan, born in Tîrgul-Vertiujeni, Floreşti district, Romania (present day Moldova) in 1928, discusses the large Jewish population in his village before the war; prewar Jewish-Christian relations; his childhood and schooling; the arrival of German and Romanian forces; initial anti-Jewish violence by soldiers and locals; the creation of a concentration camp; the harsh conditions of the camp; seeing Jewish forced labor; a market organized so the Jewish prisoners could sell their goods for food; and sharing food with the prisoners in the camp.

Interviewee
Valeriu Bogdan
Date
2004 August 13  (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 10:43:40
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