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Oral history interview with Isaak Moiseevich Ashmian

Oral History | Accession Number: 2020.210.1 | RG Number: RG-90.121.0001

Isaak Ashmian, born on December 19, 1919 in Kharkiv, Ukraine, discusses his family’s move to Moscow, Russia; life during WWII; his role as a volunteer Engineer Lieutenant in the military construction corps; being stationed in the Moscow area, where he built temporary structures, either to replace ones destroyed in the war or to accommodate new but short term needs; serving on the Belarusian Front; receiving the "Order of the Patriotic War" (1st and 2nd class) and the medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"; and immigrating to Canada.


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Interviewee
Isaak Moiseevich Ashmian
Date
interview:  2012
Geography
creation: Toronto (Ont.)
Language
English
Extent
2 digital files : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elen Steinberg on behalf of the Soviet Jewish Veterans Video Interviews and Memory Project
 
Record last modified: 2021-08-11 15:43:06
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