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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 479U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.82 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0082
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1928, discusses events near Bakhiv, Volyns'ka oblast', Ukraine; being requisitioned to help cover the bodies of Jews who had just been shot in a ditch near his house; hearing the repeated sounds of machine-gun fire as Jews were being shot; being told by local witnesses how the shootings were carried out; observing the victims as they were brought to the site by a train with more than 10 cars; the unloading of the trains; how bodies and clothing were arranged; and the participation of Ukrainian police and the use of Soviet prisoners-of-war.
The recording also includes a guide showing the French interviewer and his team the site of three ditches, in which 9,000 Jews were shot, near Bakhiv as well as close-ups of a portion of a skull and a bone which the team finds in the tall grass.

Date
2007 April 06-2007 August 02  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
French
Extent
2 compact discs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
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Record last modified: 2018-02-01 10:13:24
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