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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 445U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.49 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0049

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1933, discusses wartime events in Zalav'ya (Zalavye), Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine; how Jews from Zalav'ya (Zalavye) and some surrounding villages were confined to a ghetto; how some Jews left the ghetto at night to barter belongings for food; observing the digging of trenches while tending cows; how Jews were assembled at trenches, made to disrobe, listened to a prayer by a Rabbi, and were shot by both Ukrainian and German guards; seeing the trenches soon after they were covered and noticing that the earth was moving in some places indicating that some of those buried were still alive; and how townspeople took Jewish belongings left at the trenches.

interview:  2007 March 29
creation: Zalav'ia (Mlynivs'kyi raion, Ukraine)?
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:27:48
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