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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 770U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.220 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0220

The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1929, discusses events in Maksymivka and Zbarazh, both in Ternopil's'ka oblast', Ukraine; the prewar presence of Jews, most of whom lived in the center of town; the absence of a synagogue, with prayers taking place in a large house; the establishment of a ghetto area after the German occupation was organized; how Jewish men, including some brought from Zbarazh, were put to work changing the rails of the railroad where his father was employed; hearing Jews singing in Polish as they marched to work from barracks located near the railway; the shooting of some Jews after the rail project was completed; some details on the ghetto and on the ghetto in Zbarazh; and seeing four Jews, who had evidently been captured when hiding, being led into the forest where they were shot.

interview:  2009 May 05
creation: Maksymivka (Ternopil's'ka oblast', Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:28:11
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