Irulegi Irratia

II-034a

  • Recording date: 1994-02-15
  • Owner: Euskarabidea-mediateka
  • Informant: Piarres Bordarrampé
  • Main theme: The war in 1940.
  • Permission to query: Free
  • Permission to publish: Limited
  • Sound quality: Normal
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Piece Time Summary
A03 00:35:25
00:47:20
He has quickly forgotten his memories, although some things are not easily forgotten. The manner of making war has changed.What he cannot forget was the misery of the Polish people. Here there was not so much misery. Here the people could eat white bread.(43:00") When he returned he worked as a shepherd although he did not go to the pass. He was at it for four winters.(46:50") Goodbye.
A02 00:26:30
00:35:25
When he was a prisoner in Germany he worked as a shepherd for a year and a half. They knew he had been a shepherd and that was why they selected him.The cows and the sheep were inside and they came out in April.
A01 00:00:00
00:26:30
Introduction: He was in the war in 1940. They took him prisoner and he got to see many countries.(02.45”) They were taken prisoner very quickly. A hundred men and three hundred horse went off to Switzerland. Then they went across to Poland. There were three thousand men with just one commander. Buying food. The snowfalls.They were also in Russia.(17:45") They were seven days on a boat going to Turkey. There they managed to get cigarettes.When they returned to Marseilles they were freed, the germans had already fled by then.They left the horses in Germany. They then made the journey on foot.The people from those countries.The journey in the boat. They showered and washed themselves as they were full of lice(24:25") The snowfalls and the mountains.
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II-034a-A 47:21
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