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Oral history interview with Neonila Linich

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.437.115 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0115

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    Oral history interview with Neonila Linich


    Interview Summary
    Neonila Linich, born in 1932 in the town of Knyazhitsy, Belarus, describes having Jewish neighbors and classmates; half of the population being Jewish; hearing from a history teacher about the start of the war; tanks approaching from the west; Germans tearing apart a flag and using pieces of it for scarves; Germans imposing their own rule and saying their race was the best one; older Jews being driven to a swamp where she heard shootings, and people calling it an execution; Germans tearing pages out of books; and a neighbor making a dugout for a hiding place when Germans were moving toward Russia.
    Neonila Linich
    interview:  2016 May 22
    creation: Kniazhytsy (Mahiliouskaia voblasts', Belarus)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 digital file : MPEG-4.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Linich, Neonila, 1932-

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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