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Boris M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3142) interviewed by Dina Altshuler and Zelda Kaplan

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3142

Videotape testimony of Boris M., who was born in Litin, Ukraine in 1931. He recalls German invasion in 1941; anti-Jewish violence and restrictions; a mass killing in December; his family's exemption because his father was a skilled laborer; his father sending him to hide with a non-Jewish former customer; hiding in a hole and with another non-Jew during round-ups; one of the non-Jews who hid him bringing him, his parents, and sister to the Zhmerynka ghetto in summer 1943; assisting Soviet forces; liberation by Soviet troops in March 1944; moving to Vinnyt︠s︡i︠a︡; Soviet military service from 1951 to 1954; antisemitic discrimination; completing his education as an engineer; commemorating events at Litin in 1991 at the mass graves of the Jews; and emigration to the United States in 1991.

Author/Creator
M., Boris, 1931-
Published
Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 1993
Interview Date
October 1, 1993.
Language
Russian
Copies
4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Boris M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3142). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4297154
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:41:00
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