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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 778U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.228 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0228

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 778U


    Interview Summary
    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.
    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 Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    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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