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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewees 570U and 571U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.168 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0168

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewees 570U and 571U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewees, a Ukrainian woman (born in 1933) and her brother (born in 1929), discuss events in Kalynivka and neighboring Stepan' in Rivnens'ka oblast', Ukraine; the pre-war presence of many Jews in Stepan'; the arrival of German forces and the establishment of a ghetto; Jewish work parties; a Jewish blacksmith named Koval, who was allowed to work outside the ghetto and quartered for more than a year with their family; how she observed the march of Jews to the shooting site in Kalynivka in August 1942; the ditch and the shooting process, which he observed with other children from the top of a hill about 100 meters away; observing two of the shooters later and how they appeared to be drunk; the failed efforts of some Jews to escape. The interview includes a visit to the shooting site and a view of the stone memorial.
    interview:  2008 January 09
    creation: Kalynivka (Sarnens'kyi raion, 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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