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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 553U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.154 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0154

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 553U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1931 and her older brother, discuss events in Volodymyrets', Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine; the ghetto area in the center of town; bringing milk to a family in the ghetto whom her mother knew; the refusal of her mother to take in a Jewish child because of the German death penalty for doing so; witnessing the gathering of Jews in the central square, where they were told to deposit their gold; the Ukrainian administration; the taking of Jews to a shooting site 3 km from town, where four ditches had been prepared; a report that prior to the shooting a rabbi had said a prayer, telling the Jews that "their time had come;" reports that some Jews had climbed out of a ditch and had escaped to the forest; and details on the disposition of Jewish clothing and other belongings.
    interview:  2008 January 05
    creation: Volodymyrets' (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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