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Viazhin
Viazyn, Vileika uyezd, Vilna gubernia
Latitude: 54º25' Longitude: 27º10'
Also known as Wiazyn, Viazin 39.2 miles NNW of Minsk.
See information from Jewishgen;
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus/shtetls/shtetl_detail.php?filename=sviazynvv
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Sosenskii, Mikhail
Jewish Survivor who was born in Vyazin and gave Testimont to the Shoah Foundation
Question Answer
Name of Interviewee Mikhail Sosenskii
Mikhail Iosifovich Sosenskii (release name)
Moshe (name at birth)
Michail Sosensky (other name)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6/9/1930
City of Birth Wiazyn (Poland)
Country of Birth Poland
Religious Identity (Prewar) Judaism
Religious Identity (Postwar) Reconstructionist Judaism
Religious Identity (Time Period Unknown)
Ghetto(s) (u)Chocienczyce (Poland : Ghetto)
Camp(s)
Went into Hiding Yes
Member of Underground, Resistance or Partisan Group(s) Yes
Hiding or living under false identity (Location) Wilejka (Vilna, Poland : County)
Minsk (Belorussia, USSR : Oblast)
Type of hiding place forests
forests
Resistance Group(s) resistance groups, Soviet
Liberated by armed forces, Soviet
Location of liberation Minsk (Belorussia, USSR : Oblast)
Fled from Nazi controlled territory No
Forced (death) Marches No
Aid Giver, Liberator, or War Crimes Trials Participant
Other Experiences escapes from the ghettos
escapes from Aktionen
State of Interview Jerusalem
Country of Interview Israel
Language(s) of Interview Russian
Length of Interview 2:00
Interview Code 16803