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Oral history interview with Janina Krysa

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.202 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0202

Janina Krysa, born in Wola Gardzienicka, Poland in 1928, discusses the arrival in her village of Jewish men, women, and children from Piaski, Poland; the arrival of German forces; the liquidation of the ghetto; Jewish people hiding in the forest; Germans ordering the head of the village to organize a manhunt of Jews in hiding; the participation of local villagers in the search; German forces executing a Polish family; and the postwar arrest and execution of the head of the village.

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Janina Krysa
interview:  2004 June 16
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 15:45:47
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