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

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3142

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    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.
    M., Boris, 1931-
    Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 1993
    Interview Date
    October 1, 1993.
    Litin (Vinnyt︠s︡ʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)
    Vinnyt︠s︡i︠a︡ (Ukraine)
    Cite As
    Boris M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3142). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Kaplan, Zelda, interviewer.
    Altshuler, Dina, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Russian.

    Physical Details

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Mass killings.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Antisemitism Postwar.
    Postwar experiences.

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