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Oral history interview with Emilia Voitovych

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.26 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0026

Emilia Voitovych, born in 1935 in Ukraine, describes the prewar Jewish community of Mogilnitsa; the establishment of a Jewish ghetto on a nearby estate; bringing food to the hungry children in the ghetto; hiding the family of a Jewish friend of her father; being caught hiding Jews; the deportation of her family to the Jewish ghetto; conditions in the ghetto, including the cruel treatment of prisoners by soldiers; mass shootings of Jews by German soldiers; her family's relocation to the Terembovlya ghetto, including the conditions there; her escape from the ghetto with her mother and brother; and living in a village until the end of the war.

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Emilia Voitovych
interview:  2006 April 15
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:53:01
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