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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 739U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.189 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0189

The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1922, discusses events in Yavoriv (Jaworow or IAvoriv), L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; being a laborer for German occupation forces first in L'viv, Ukraine and then at German headquarters in Yavoriv; seeing a Jew hanging from a balcony on a building at the perimeter of the Yavoriv ghetto; observing, while on a work detail on the outskirts of town, Jews digging a ditch some 200 meters in the distance; seeing and hearing the subsequent shooting of Jews at the ditch; the shooting procedure [although it is unclear whether the witness actually observed all of them]; and description of an unnamed local police officer, who was notorious for his cruelty.

Image
Date
interview:  2009 January 09
Geography
creation: IAvoriv (L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine)
Language
Ukrainian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:29:27
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