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Oral history interview with Albert Yuryev

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.58 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0058

Albert Yuryev, born in 1930 in Nikolaiev, Ukraine, describes announcements in the city following the German occupation for Jews to report for deportation, and those who did not report would be killed; Jews being taken to a field near the graveyard and kept under guard for several days; being turned away by guards after he attempted to go to the Jews; the transfer of Jews to the execution site at Meshkovka; finding money along the road from Jews being brought to the execution site; marauders walking among the bodies after the mass shooting and killing any survivors; a barn in Meshkov which stored the clothes and hair of executed Jews; mass shootings of Jews near the Buga River in 1942 and 1943; and his imprisonment in a prisoner of war camp in 1944, where he worked burning corpses.

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Albert Yuryev
interview:  2008 August 08
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : 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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