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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 521U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.124 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0124

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1920, discusses events in Zabolottya, Ukraine; the prewar Polish administration; the presence of many Jews, who were chiefly traders; the arrival of German troops; the battle with Soviet forces; the departure of her husband with the retreating Soviet troops; the German local headquarters in the center of town; witnessing the transportation of Jews to a shooting site near the lake; the shooting of the Jews by Germans; seeing the earth covering the trench move days after the shooting; and her forced participation in sorting through and repairing clothing left by the Jews at the shooting site. The video includes scenes of the shooting site.

Image
Date
interview:  2007 July 28
Geography
creation: Zabolottia (Ratnivs'kyi raion, Ukraine)
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:21:05
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