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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 554U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.155 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0155

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 554U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1930, discusses events in Volodymyrets' Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine; a chaotic two-week period in 1941 between the retreat of Soviet authorities and the arrival of German forces when Ukrainians from Mul'chytsi plundered Jewish property; the arrival of German troops and establishment of a local administration under a "politsmeister;" details on the local administration and the role of neighborhood foremen ("desyatniki"); the system of food deliveries to Germans, in which Ukrainians, including his father, were forced to participate; the confining of Jews to their houses; the initial shooting of individual Jews in the streets; the killing of an Ukrainian family that had given refuge to Jews; the gathering of Jews in the central square where they turned in valuables; being told about the shooting of Jews at ditches some 3 km from town; the disposition of Jewish belongings; and the treatment of Roma.
    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.

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    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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