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Liuboʹv A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3611) interviewed by Arkadiĭ Shulʹman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3611

Videotape testimony of Liuboʹv A., who was born in Slonim, Poland (presently Belarus) in approximately 1921. She recalls attending a Jewish school; participating in Hashomer Hatzair; marriage; her son's birth; Soviet occupation; German invasion; her husband's murder in a mass killing in July 1941; moving to her aunt's home with her son and parents; her son's death from illness; moving in with a friend; viewing a second mass killing from hiding in November; learning her parents and other relatives had been killed; losing her will to live; wandering the streets in a daze; being taken in by her husband's brother; ghettoization; forced labor outside the ghetto; her renewed will to live resulting from working for the partisans smuggling weapons; hiding during another mass killing in July 1942; being caught; being among 800 who were not killed because the mass graves were full; continuing her partisan activities; escaping from the ghetto; joining the Voroshilov brigade; testifying at a war crimes trial in Hamburg; and the recent destruction of the Jewish cemetery in which her son is buried. She shows many places related to her experiences, including the memorials at the mass killing sites. She shows photographs.

Author/Creator
A., Liuboʹv, 1921?-
Published
Slonim, Belarus : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1995
Interview Date
August 6, 1995.
Language
Russian
Copies
2 copies: Betacam SP master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Liuboʹv A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3611). 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/4298434
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