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Oral history interview with Liubov Kornejchuk

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

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

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.

Interviewee
Liubov Kornejchuk
Date
2006 April 22  (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 10:50:41
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