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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 777U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.227 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0227

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 777U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1927, discusses events in Kam'yanki (Kam'yanky), Ternopil's'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the prewar presence of Jews in Kam'yanki, some of whom owned stores or grain warehouses; the immediate shooting of local Jews at a site near a road; housing of about 700 Jewish men from other areas in a nearby camp, which had formerly been the stable area of a Polish landowner; seeing Jews being marched to work in a quarry guarded by Ukrainian "Volksdeutsche;" the presence of about 50 Ukrainian guards at the camp; the digging of a ditch by Jews in June; details on the shooting of Jews, which he witnessed when he was 16 years old and hiding in the woods near the shooting site; the shooting of Jews in groups of six by two "Vlasovtsy" who were ethnic Georgians; observing some Jews subsequently taking naked bodies out of the ditch and burning them; and the 1947 trial of the two Georgians in Kam'yanki and their subsequent execution.
    Also included is a visit of the witness and the interviewing team to the shooting site; further details on the camp and ditch; the shooting process and the location of the witness at the time of the shooting; and a view of the prominent memorial at the site.
    interview:  2009 May 06
    creation: Kam'ianky (Ternopil's'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 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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