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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 525U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.128 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0128

The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1927, describes events near Bakhiv, Volyns'ka oblast', Ukraine; the prewar presence of many Jews in nearby Kovel'; the names of members of one Jewish family living in Bakhiv, all of whom were shot; the shooting of a Jewish school friend; the mass shootings of Jews who were transported by train from Kovel'; the shooting site at a trench dug in a sand pit; the numerous freight trains bringing Jews to the shooting site; the covering of the ditch by Soviet prisoners of war; numerous smaller-scale shootings of Kovel' Jews and Roma. The video includes a visit by the witness and the interviewing team to the site where his friend was shot.

interview:  2007 July 29
creation: Bakhiv (Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2021-10-04 15:03:43
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