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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 186B

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.492 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0492

A Belarusian woman, born in 1933, discusses her experiences in Kazhan-Haradok (Brest Oblast), Belarus before and during WWII; the numerous Jews living in Kazhan-Haradok before the war; the German occupation; the mass murder of the Jews and their burial in a mass pit; her family’s eviction from their home by the Germans; living in a barn; the camps for non-Jewish locals; her mother hiding a young Jewish boy, named Yanok, during the war; the propaganda concerning work in Germany; her father being sent to do forced labor and eventually being sent to Buchenwald concentration camp; children peeling potatoes for the Germans; villages being burned; and the retreat of the Germans.

Image
Date
interview:  2009 August 08
Geography
creation: Kazhan-Haradok (Belarus)
Language
Belarusian
French
Extent
1 compact disc.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-25 14:45:12
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