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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 732U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.182 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0182
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1923, discusses events in Bibrka, L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the Jewish presence before the war; the arrival of the Soviets in 1939 and arrest and deportation of many local citizens; the situation of Jews under Soviet rule; the murder by Soviets of many prisoners just prior to the arrival of German forces in 1941; the first "aktion" against Jews in 1942; details on the ghetto and the Jewish police; observing the trucking of Jews to a shooting site about 2 km outside town; seeing a young Jewish acquaintance being separately led away to a shooting; being told about the mass shooting; the occupation of ghetto houses by Soviet troops after the Germans retreated; the search of the ghetto area by citizens and Soviet troops for valuables hidden by Jews; and details on the German and local administrations during the occupation.

Date
2009 January 07  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:07:29
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