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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 783U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.233 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0233

The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1929, discusses events in Skalat, Ternopil's'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the prewar presence of many Jews and their good relations with the Ukrainian population; her friendship with the daughter of Dr. Gutmann; lighting lamps for the Sharf family on Friday nights, eating matzos, and watching men pray with phylacteries; the arrival of German forces and the initial shooting of some Jews; seeing a Jewish woman being shot after she had run through her yard and tried to hide in an outhouse; seeing three Jews being forced by a German guard to douse one another with cold water and to rub one another with bricks until they bled; visiting relatives in L'viv, Ukraine and seeing a Jewish child thrown from a building; and some details on the area where the Jews of Skalat were confined.

interview:  2009 May 07
creation: Skalat (Ukraine)
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:52:25
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