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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 440U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.44 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0044

The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1927, discusses war-time events in the area of Tsuman, Volyns'ka oblast', Ukraine; how that area was impoverished under Polish rule before the war; how his father was involved in the Ukrainian independence movement; the arrival of German troops; how some Jews lived in Tsuman while the majority lived in nearby Zofyuvka, Ukraine; the shooting of the area's Jews in August 1941; and, while working as a woodcutter, observing a train transporting approximately 200 Jews to a ditch dug in the forest where he later saw bodies laying uncovered.

Image
Date
interview:  2007 March 27
Geography
creation: TSuman' (Ukraine)
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:09:33
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