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Oral history interview with Andrey Yermolenko

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.53 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0053

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Andrey Yermolenko, born in 1930 in Ukraine, describes working near a pit from which lime was extracted; seeing groups of Jews taken to the pit, made to undress, and then shot from behind by German guards; the bodies being set on fire when the pit was full; the smell of burned flesh; hearing screams during the execution; how none of the prisoners could escape because of the presence of the guards; and the removal of the clothing in wagons after the execution.

Interviewee
Andrey Yermolenko
Date
2008 August 05  (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 10:52:14
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