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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 737U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.187 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0187

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 737U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1918, discusses events in L'viv, L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; his imprisonment by Polish authorities from 1936 to 1939 for his Ukrainian nationalist activities; his subsequent work at the L'viv railway station; the prewar presence of Jews; a period of chaos in L'viv after the retreat of the Soviets and before the arrival of the Germans; the arrival of German forces and the location of German headquarters; the arrival, along with the Germans, of Ukrainian nationalists under Stefan Bandera and the Nachtigall unit; being member of a rival Ukrainian nationalist group, led by Andrey Mel'nikov; the arrest of Jews and Poles and the establishment of a ghetto; hearing about the shooting of Jews at the Yanovskiy cemetery by Germans and Ukrainian police; public hangings in L'viv; and an on-camera visit to a L'viv street bordering the former ghetto and the shooting site at the Yanovskiy cemetery.
    interview:  2009 January 08
    creation: L'viv (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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