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Oral history interview with Jevdokija Mataruga

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.81 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0081

Jevdokija Mataruga, born in 1923 in Krasnopol, Dnietroperovsk, Ukraine, describes her family hiding in holes in the ground when German forces first came to her village; the abuses of the occupying Germans; the removal of young women and girls to the city Opel in Germany in 1942; working in Opel until end of the war; good conditions in the camp; the presence of Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and Yugoslavian women in the camp; the treatment of Jews in camp; liberation by Russians; and life events after the war.


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Interviewee
Jevdokija Mataruga
Date
interview:  2008 September 14
Language
Serbo-Croatian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-15 09:25:48
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