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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 771U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.221 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0221

The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1931, discusses events in Maksymivka and Zbarazh, both in Ternopil's'ka oblast', Ukraine; the presence of a Jewish store owner, Adler, in his settlement outside Maksymivka; the presence of a synagogue in Zbarazh; the arrival of Germans and the removal of Jewish women and children to Zbarazh; the forced labor of Jewish men changing railroad tracks in Maksymivka; details on the camp where Jewish men were housed; completion of the rail project after three or four months and the transporting of Jewish men by train from Maksymivka; details on the ghetto in Zbarazh and hearing inmates asking for food; witnessing with his father a German soldier take out his pistol and shoot a Jew on the street in Zbarazh; tending cows and finding a Jewish woman and child hiding in a field and later bringing them bread; and the subsequent discovery of the pair by Germans and the shooting of the child.

interview:  2009 May 05
creation: Chahari (Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:51:47
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