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Oral history interview with Gheorghe Vancea

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.727.15 | RG Number: RG-50.573.0015

Gheorghe Vancea, born in 1931 in Nanesti, Romania, describes the prewar Jewish community of Nanesti; antisemitic propaganda spread by the Iron Guard; the roundup of local Jews by Hungarian soldiers and their deportation to the ghetto in Sighetul Marmatiei in 1944; the ghetto in Sighetul Marmatiei; the looting of Jewish owned homes by local townspeople; the retreat of Axis forces in 1944 and 1945; and several local Jewish boys who survived the Holocaust and returned to Nanesti.


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Interviewee
Gheorghe Vancea
Date
interview:  2004 September 24
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:47:02
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