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Oral history interview with Liubov Kornejchuk

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.43 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0043

Liubox Kornejchuk, born in 1918 in Danilovka, Russia, describes the sight of trenches being dug in Simferopol on orders by the Soviet Army prior to the German invasion; the German occupation and the beginning of the removal of Jews from their homes; the patients of a Jewish mental hospital who were the first to be shot; witnessing a mass shooting of Jews and seeing their bodies being thrown into pits; a German soldier who lived with her family and told them about the plans for the Jewish population; her father’s position as a Soviet Army commissar; Germans taking her father away and returning him after three days in terrible condition; and theft by German soldiers.


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Interviewee
Liubov Kornejchuk
Date
interview:  2006 April 22
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:47:19
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