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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 758U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.208 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0208

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 758U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a male Ukrainian history teacher and local historian born in 1933, discusses events in Rudki (Rudky) and nearby Podgaychiki (possibly Pidhaĭchyky), both in L'vivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the 1939 presence of Ukrainians, Poles, and Jews in Rudki; the destruction in 1939 of much of the town by the Germans in retaliation for the assassination of a German officer by a local girl; the establishment of a ghetto in 1942, in which Jews from Podgaychiki and elsewhere were confined; seeing Jewish men brought to work on a farm in Podgaychiki; learning that Jews were taken by trucks to Bugaychuk cemetery 4 km from Rudki and shot; hearing about the shooting; going to the shooting site the following day and seeing the covered ditch and blood; and the killing by the NKVD of prisoners just prior to the German occupation of Rudki in 1941.
    interview:  2009 January 15
    creation: Rudky (L'vivs'ka oblast', 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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