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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 79B

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.389 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0389

A Belarusian woman, born in 1924, discusses her experiences in Polatsk (Vitebsk Oblast), Belarus before and during WWII; the Jews in Polatsk before the war; the occupation of Vitebsk Oblast by the Germans; the bombings; the nearby prison camps; hearing the prisoners of war (POWs) screaming during the winter because it was cold in the camps; the mass murders; moving from Polatsk to a village; and the temporary liberation of the area by partisans.

Image
Date
interview:  2008 July 21
Geography
creation: Rasony (Belarus)
Language
Ukrainian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-03 10:42:58
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