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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 551U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.152 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0152
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1926, discusses events in Yulyanivka, ZHytomyrs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the arrival of Germans and a firefight with Soviet troops, which he observed; details on many ethnic Germans who lived in Yulyanivka, some of whom formed the local occupation administration; details on the local administration, including the system of group leaders ("desyatniki") and the requisitioning of food supplies from residents; the prewar absence of Jews in the village; the occasional visits by German officers; the threat of night-time partisan activity; and the piles of dead bodies outside a camp for Soviet prisoners of war, which he observed near the city of Zhitomir.

Date
2008 January 04  (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 11:05:21
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