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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 539U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.141 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0141
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1932, discusses events in Rava-Rus'ka and Sokal', L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the presence of Jews in Rava-Rus'ka before the war; the establishment of a ghetto; how her family hid two young Jews who fled to Soviet forces and survived the war; watching with other children on repeated occasions as Jews from the ghetto were marched to ditch and shot; the bodies at the shooting site; the covering of the ditch; seeing the shooting of Jews who tried to escape; the transportation of some Jews by train to Sokal', where they were reportedly killed in a mobile gas chamber ("dushegubka"); the disposition of Jews' property; and the visit of the witness and interviewing team to the Rava-Rus'ka shooting site.

Date
2007 December 30  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
French
Extent
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 11:04:27
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