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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 778U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.228 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0228
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1935, discusses events in Kam'yanki (Kam'yanky), Ternopil's'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the prewar presence of Jews; after the arrival of the Germans, the establishment of a camp for Jews on a hillside at the site of former stables; tending the cows daily and how the camp area was visible some 200-250 meters' distance; watching with other children from the field as there was a ditch dug near the camp and later seeing the shooting of many Jews; some details on the shooting and the throwing of some living victims into the ditch; the subsequent smell of rotting bodies and later the burning of remains; the individual shooting of some Jews who had hidden and the Ukrainians who had hidden them; and the distribution of formerly Jewish houses to local residents, including her family, whose original house was destroyed in the fighting as Soviet troops advanced westward.

Date
2009 May 06  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:10:06
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