Boris M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3142) interviewed by Dina Altshuler and Zelda Kaplan
- Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 1993
- Interview Date
- October 1, 1993.
- 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.
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.