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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 786U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.236 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0236

A Ukrainian woman born in 1929 discusses events in Skalat, Ternopil's'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the prewar presence of Jews; the arrival of German forces; witnessing with many local residents the marching of a column of Jews to a shooting site; a description of the ditch at the shooting site; witnessing the shooting process from a distance of about 300 meters; the survival of the Jewish doctor Zomershteyn [phonetic] and his daughter, who had gone into hiding and secretly came to the witness's house to buy bread; and the taking of Jewish belongings and dismantling of their houses by local residents.
The recording includes a visit of the witness and the interview crew to the shooting site; views of the stone monument with inscription in Hebrew; and views of the ditch location and further details on its configuration and dimensions.

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: 2021-01-06 16:13:42
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