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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 742U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.192 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0192
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1915, discusses events in Yavoriv (Jaworow or IAvoriv), L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; prewar life in Yavoriv involving various social, musical, and sports clubs; the arrival of German forces and the round up of Jews; watching from his house as a Ukrainian man pointed out a Jewish woman trying to hide from a German round-up squad; the shooting of Jews at a wooded site at the edge of town, where they had been brought by truck; details on the ditch where Jews were shot; a discussion of various persons mentioned in a Soviet investigative commission report; his comments on a German police officer named Wolf, whom he once drove in his wagon to collect meat from farmers; and mention of his imprisonment in L'viv, Ukraine by Soviets in 1945.

Date
2009 January 10  (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 11:08:06
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