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Oral history interview with Neonila Linich

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

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.


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Interviewee
Neonila Linich
Date
interview:  2016 May 22
Geography
creation: Kniazhytsy (Mahiliouskaia voblasts', Belarus)
Language
Belarusian
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-08-03 11:34:56
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