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Oral history interview with Maria Kravets

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.37 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0037

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Maria Kravets, born in 1929 in Ukraine, describes how Novogrod Volinski was a predominately Jewish town at the beginning of the war; how the Germans destroyed everything on their way through the town; the closing of the school; the beginning of mass killings of Jews in 1942; receiving a beating from German soldiers with a whip; Jews being driven in trucks or walking in columns to the mass shooting site; a Ukrainian woman who shouted support to a column of Jews and then was killed along with them; the mass shooting of Jews by German soldiers; and a German soldier who came to her house for water after the shooting and showed distress at the killing of a pregnant woman.

Interviewee
Maria Kravets
Date
2006 April 19  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM)s : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:40
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