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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 728U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.178 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0178

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 728U


    Interview Summary
    Drawing on written accounts and on what he learned from his mother, a Ukrainian city official born in 1946 discusses events in Horodok (Gorodok), L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the local administration instituted after the arrival of the Germans in September 1941; the deportation of many wealthy Jews during this period, including one Rothstein, a factory owner; details on the killing by NKVD of political prisoners held in Horodok prisons prior to the September 1941 arrival of German forces; the establishment of the ghetto, which held about 6,000 Jews, including Horodok residents, refugees from Poland, and Jews from the surrounding area; details on the ghetto and on ghetto work parties; a description of intermittent shooting "actions" interspersed with periods of relative quiet; the presence of French prisoners of war held in a local monastery; and the reading of an eye-witness account of the shooting of 20 Jews.
    interview:  2009 January 05
    creation: Horodok (L'vivs'ka oblast', 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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