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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewees 528U and 529U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.132 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0132

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1941, discusses events in Lyubitivska, Volyns'ka oblast', Ukraine; the actions of her father who was the local starosta, or chief of the local administration under the German occupation; her father's prewar schooling in Germany, although he was not of German background; his reluctant service as starosta; her father's refusal of the German’s offer to take him to Germany during their retreat; her father's subsequent suicide attempt, seizure by partisans, and presumed death; the role of the starosta; the shooting of Jews; her father’s successful efforts to prevent the shooting of one person; the postwar treatment of her family by the Soviet authorities; and receiving a letter in 1949 from relatives in the United States.

2007 July 31  (interview)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:03:35
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