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Oral history interview with Gheorghe Vancea

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

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

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.

Interviewee
Gheorghe Vancea
Date
2004 September 24  (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 10:43:59
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