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Oral history interview with Jevgenia Hrapan

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.30 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0030

Jevgenia Hrapan, born in 1915 in Silene, Latvia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Silene and the surrounding areas; conditions for the Jewish population under the German occupation; the imprisonment of Jews in the local synagogue; a mass shooting of Jews; German soldiers forcing local townspeople to bury the corpses and clean the area of the mass killing; her aunt's attempt to save two Jewish children; local collaborators who assisted in the mass shooting; and the effect of the Holocaust on her family.

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Hrapan, Jevgenia
interview:  2004 November 25
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: 2022-07-28 19:52:36
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