Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Edward Linson - November 10, 1981

Life Under the Russians

All right. Were you liberated by the Russians?

Yes, uh, uh, sure, it was a, a--maybe a year.

When the Russians came was the war still on or was it over with?

When the Russian came was, was good. For instance, you could--we could start robbing, robbing with no fear, twenty-four hours. After this they, they, they shoot you.

Did they offer you a guns?


Did they offer you a gun?

No, they didn't. Listen the, the Germans, when they got--they run, they put away the guns. So you could take a, a machine gun, you could take--I saw, I saw airplanes was with, with, with uh, with lots of those uh, shitty uh, from the, from the trees--the branches--mask. So I took and uh, burned down maybe twelve, fifteen ???.

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