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Oral history interview with Nina Yefremenko

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.47 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0047

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Nina Yefremenko, born in 1933 in Ukraine, describes the betrayal of her uncle which led to his arrest, along with his Jewish wife and children, by the Nazis, her attempt to bring food to the family with her grandmother who was beaten by guards; witnessing the shooting of a man who tried to give food to prisoners; her grandmother’s attempt to secure the release of the children; information from her aunt that executions were taking place; hearing shooting at night; her uncle’s sacrifice to secure the release of his children; the brutal murder of her uncle; the release of her aunt and cousins; the arrest of the individual who betrayed the family; and the aftermath of the war.

Interviewee
Nina Yefremenko
Date
2008 August 01  (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 10:51:21
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