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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 745U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.195 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0195
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1923, discusses events in Yavoriv (Jaworow or IAvoriv), L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the difficulties for Ukrainians during the period of Polish rule; being in a group of Ukrainians beaten by a Polish punitive detachment; schools in Yavoriv under Polish and later Soviet rule; the large-scale arrests by Soviets after their arrival; the shooting of prisoners just prior to the Soviet’s retreat in 1941; being imprisoned by the Soviets in 1945; his desire as a youth to join the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA); and his disdain for the Polish partisan group AK (Armia Krajowa), which he claimed was anti-Ukrainian as well as anti-German and had attacked Ukrainian villages.

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 11:08:16
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