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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 539U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.141 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0141

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 539U


    Interview Summary
    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.
    interview:  2007 December 30
    creation: Rava-Rus'ka (Ukraine)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum

    Physical Details

    Ukrainian French
    1 compact disc.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Yahad-In Unum retains copyright on the collection. Researchers agree not to reveal any personal identifiers if disclosed in witness testimony.

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    Administrative Notes

    Yahad-In Unum donated the oral history interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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