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Deston, Avi: my wartime experiences
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- Sound recording
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March 12, 2007 (Creation)
- Fitch, Edward, 1949-
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1 sound recording (MP3)
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Major General (Retired) Edward Fitch was the highest ranking Jewish officer in the Canadian Army.
Item is part of the Edward and Sharon Fitch collection of interviews.
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Item is an interview/narrative of Avi Deston's experiences during World War II. Deston served with the Red Army. Interview took place on March 12, 2007.
Digital sound recording in .wav format at 16 bits and 44 kHz. In .mp3 format at 56 kbps and 24 kHz.
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Original sound recording (DVF) also available.
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This interview has been posted with the understanding that it may be used for research purposes only. Should the interviewee or their heirs have any objections to this interview being accessible on the Internet, it will be removed promptly.
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Contact UVic Special Collections for permission if using for other than research purposes: email@example.com
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The interview and summary can be accessed though UVic Libraries Digital Collections.
Interview recorded in digital format for UVic Special Collections in 2012.
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- Deston, Avi (Subject)
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Record added by JF, October 16, 2019.