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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 784U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.234 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0234
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The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1923, discusses events in Skalat, Ternopil's'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the prewar presence of Jews, including a tailor for whom he worked; the arrival of German forces and the initial shooting of some 30 Jews; seeing with many townspeople the shooting at a small lake; the burial of bodies on the grounds of an old fortress; the departure of German forces as the front moved east and the establishment of a local Skalat administration, which included some residents; seeing Jews who worked on roads being held in a former Polish barracks; the existence of a camp for Jews in Veliky Birki (Velyki Birky), Ukraine; and how his father gave food to his acquaintances who were held in the Velyki Birky camp.

Date
2009 May 07  (interview)
Language
Russian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
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