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Oral history interview with Vasili Hrapunov

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.42 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0042

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Vasili Hrapunov, born in 1925 in Preili, Latvia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Preili; the arrival of German forces in Preili; a roundup of local Jews in the synagogue; the mass shooting of Jews by local policemen; the looting and distribution Jewish owned belongings; local collaborators who participated in the persecution of the Jews; his arrest and torture by local policemen; his release from prison; his imprisonment in Magadan, Russia after the war for his work for the German forces; and the construction of a monument for the murder victims.

Interviewee
Vasili Hrapunov
Date
2005 August 27  (interview)
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
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:50:32
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