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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 103B

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.413 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0413

A Belarusian woman discusses her experiences in Leshnitsa (Brest Oblast), Belarus before and during WWII; the local Jews; Romanies in the area; the occupation; the burning of the village and the deaths as a result; the partisans’ actions which were not helpful; the imprisonment and torture of locals; being taken to Germany; the Jewish ghetto in the forest, where the Jews lived for a year; the Gestapo; locals being deported for labor; the local administration; how the Germans treated the locals; the mass murder of Jews; and the mass shootings of Romanies.

Image
Date
interview:  2009 March 31
Geography
creation: Velikaryta (Belarus)
Language
Belarusian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum