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Oral history interview with David Finko

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.232 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0232

David Finko, born on May 15, 1936 in Leningrad, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia), discusses antisemitism in the Soviet Union; boarding a freight truck with his mother and sister and fleeing Ushachy, Belarus; living in Gorky (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) 1941 to 1945; Ilya Ehrenberg and the killing of Jewish writers; and immigrating to the United States in 1979.


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Interviewee
David Finko
Interviewer
Gerry Schneeberg
Date
interview:  1991 February 21
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-03 10:42:57
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