Oral history interviews with members of the Estonian diaspora who have lived under or fled from the Soviet and/or German occupation in Estonia; or migrated as a result of acts committed by these regimes. The interviews focus on the interwar Estonia and World War II events in the region, the interviewees' escape from the country during the war, and their life in German DP camps and the Western countries (United States, Sweden, Australia). Interviewees also reflect on what it means to be an Estonian, their ties with Estonia, national identity and all else concerned with Estonia. Subjects covered include Estonia, Estonian history, Baltic history, interwar Estonia, World War II (1939-1945), Soviet occupation, Nazi occupation, Soviet Army, crimes against humanity, refugees, DP camps, and the Estonian diaspora.
- Digital collection
- 35 digital items
- Physical collection
- 34 items (12 reformatted digital and 22 born digital)