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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 580U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.6 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0006

The interviewee, a Ukrainian Jewish man born in 1927, discusses the treatment of Jews during the German occupation of Vinnytsia, Ukraine; how German troops passed through town which was then occupied by Romanian troops; how approximately 600 Jews were crowded into a synagogue where they were kept for three days without food or water; how during this time Jewish houses were looted; the killing with knives and bayonets of about 30 men after the Jews were released from the synagogue; how the town’s Jews were kept in a ghetto in Ozarintsy, Ukraine, where the interviewee stayed for three years; life in the Ozarintsy ghetto; food aid received from Ukrainian neighbors; and the arrival in the ghetto of Bessarabian Jews from Mohyliv-Podilʹsʹkyĭ, Ukraine; and the formation of the Judenrat.

interview:  2008 May 20
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-06-23 09:58:23
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