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Oral history interview with Boris Bleyman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.174 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0174

Boris Bleyman, born on April 21, 1910 in Višķi, Latvia, discusses living in Riga, Latvia; the beginning of WWII; the Riga ghetto; the murder of his family by the Germans; being sent to a camp in King's Forest near Gdansk, Poland; working as shoemaker; experiencing beatings; witnessing German atrocities; the Red Army; his life after the war; and his immigration to the United States.


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Interviewee
Boris Bleyman
Interviewer
Leon Friedman
Date
interview:  1987 December 16
Language
Yiddish
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-07-08 14:55:23
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