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Oral history interview with Lifjeris Jevstafjevs

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.33 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0033

Lifjeris Jevstafjevs, born in 1928 in Daugavpils, Latvia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Daugavpils; the beginning of German occupation of his hometown; the treatment of the Jewish community under German occupation, including incidents of torture; the Jewish ghetto; the mass murder of Jews; the looting of victims' corpses; battles between German and Soviet forces; a local policeman who hid a Jewish woman during the war; local townspeople looting Jewish owned property; and Jewish Holocaust survivors testifying in court after the war.


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Interviewee
Lifjeris Jevstafjevs
Date
interview:  2004 November 25
Language
Russian
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:21
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