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Oral history interview with Gertruda Mostovaya

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.57 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0057

Gertruda Mostaovaya, born in 1929 in Ukraine, describes seeing partisans who had been hanged to death in Uman, Ukraine; trucks loaded with the bodies of babies taken from a maternity home; being caught in a raid by mistake and being taken to the Uman ghetto; witnessing attempts to humiliate Jews; the deportation of Jews to execution sites; fleeing from the ghetto and hiding in the cellar of her former house; her neighbor who turned her in to the police; her deportation to a labor camp in Germany; working in a clothing factory and then in a plant; being assaulted and tortured; and rumors that their food was designed for animals and made from human bones.

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Gertruda Mostovaya
interview:  2008 August 07
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 15:47:22
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