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Oral history interview with Mykola Polishchuk

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.38 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0038

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

Mykola Polishchuk, born in 1927 in Korets', Ukraine, describes the destruction of his village in 1935 by Soviet soldiers; the German occupation during which prisoners of war were forced to dig a large pit near an open field; seeing, from a nearby field, truckloads of Jewish people arrive at the pit; the unloading of the trucks by German soldiers or local policemen; witnessing a mass shooting of Jews by German soldiers; investigating the mass grave with other children a short time after the shooting; an underground organization in the village which was discovered by German soldiers; and the execution of members of the organization.

Interviewee
Mykola Polishchuk
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 10:49:52
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