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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewees 534U and 535U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.137 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0137

The interviewees, a Ukrainian woman born in 1929 and a Ukrainian man born in 1918, discuss events in Gorodnitsa, (possibly Rivnens'ka Oblast) Ukraine; the herding of Jews into a barn; the shooting of Jews at a ditch; how the female interviewee was sent to Germany; how the Germans burned a local church with Ukrainians inside, including the father of the female interviewee; the Jewish presence in the area before the war; the ghetto and the Jewish efforts to get food; how the male interviewee hid a Jewish girl in his house and her eventual seizure by the Germans; the shooting of about 1,000 Jews in a Jewish cemetery, which the male interviewee observed from a distance; the gathering of clothing left by Jews and the search for hidden valuables; and a visit to the shooting site.

interview:  2007 August 02
creation: Ostrozhets' (Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:28:03
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