Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Zinaida M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3293) interviewed by Pinchas Agmon and Faina Vinocurova,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3293

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward


    Videotape testimony of Zinaida M., who was born in Illint︠s︡i, Ukraine in 1921. She recalls attending accounting school in Kiev; returning home; marriage in May 1941; German invasion in June; military draft of her husband, brother, and father; briefly fleeing east; returning home; ghettoization; forced labor; mass shootings of Jews; assistance from some Ukrainians; her son's birth; her husband's return from a POW camp where non-Jews protected him; escaping to the woods in August 1942; locating a partisan unit which refused them entry because they had no weapons and had a baby; building bunkers; establishing their own Jewish unit; other Jews joining them; procuring weapons and food; placing her son with a non-Jewish woman, whom she still considers part of their family; her mother joining them; blowing up trains and tracks; liberation by Soviet troops in January 1944; briefly moving to Kiev; returning to Illint︠s︡i; her daughter's birth; annual reunions with members of their partisan unit; her husband's recognition for his role in the partisans; and his death in 1988. Ms. M. discusses her children and grandchildren, including her granddaughter's emigration to Israel. She shows photographs.
    M., Zinaida, 1921-
    Vinnyt︠s︡i︠a︡, Ukraine : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1994
    Interview Date
    August 12, 1994.
    Illint︠s︡i (Vinnyt︠s︡ʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)
    Kiev (Ukraine)
    Cite As
    Zinaida M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3293). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Agmon, Pinchas, interviewer.
    Vinocurova, Faina, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Russian.

    Physical Details

    3 copies: Betacam SP master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 35 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Mass killings.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Childbirth in Jewish ghettos.
    Postwar experiences.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    Record last modified:
    2018-06-04 13:28:00
    This page:

    Additional Resources

    Librarian View

    Download & Licensing

    • Terms of Use
    • This record is digitized but cannot be downloaded online.

    In-Person Research

    Request Access from Yale University Libraries

    Contact Us