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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 542U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.144 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0144

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1925, discusses events in Vysots'k, Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine; the Jewish presence before the war; the Jewish traditions she observed while working in a Jewish house as a baby-sitter; the arrival of German forces and the establishment of a ghetto; the marching of Jews from the ghetto to a shooting site; being told about a shooting and the arrangement of the bodies in a ditch; the sale of the victims' clothing to local residents; the local Ukrainian administration head ("starosta"), who was killed by partisans; partisan factions and their activity; her future husband, who survived by hiding in a forest; and their marriage after the war despite opposition from her husband's relatives living in Israel.

2008 January 02  (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 11:04:42
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