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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 786U

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

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 786U


    Interview Summary
    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)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum

    Physical Details

    Ukrainian French
    1 compact disc.

    Rights & Restrictions

    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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