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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 563U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.163 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0163

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1932, discusses events in Sarny, Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine; the presence of a small number of Jews in Sarny before the war; the arrival of German forces; the establishment of two ghettos, one in the center of town and one near the cooking oil factory; how Jews were brought to Sarny from surrounding villages; watching with other children as the Jews were marched along Sovetskaya street to the shooting site; the silent and resigned air of Jews and the impression among Ukrainians that Jews believed "this was their fate;" hearing shooting throughout the day; the digging of the ditch at the shooting site; being told about the shooting process; the participation of Ukrainian police; the disposal of Jewish clothing and valuables; and the shooting of Roma.

interview:  2008 January 07
creation: Sarny (Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:28:06
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