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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 764U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.214 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0214

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1926, discusses events in Khlopchytsi and Rudki (Rudky), both in L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the occupation of the area by Soviets in 1939 and local resistance to collectivization; the arrival of German forces in 1941, and the initially correct behavior of German soldiers; the establishment by Germans of a tank repair station in Khlopchytsi; the search by the Gestapo for suspected partisans, the arrest of some Ukrainian men and the taking of youths to Germany; the marching of local Jews to a ghetto in Rudki; the gathering of Jews from the ghetto in Rudki square, which she observed from her school window; the role of Jewish police in this process; the marching of Jews to the shooting site; and her experiences after the war, including a period spent in Siberian exile.

interview:  2009 January 16
creation: Khlopchytsi (Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:27:49
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