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Oral history interview with Anatoly Nemchenko

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.59 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0059

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

Anatoly Nemchenko, born in 1934 in Krivoi Rog (Kryvyi Rih), Ukraine, describes seeing German soldiers cut off the hand of a fourteen year old boy accused of stealing bread; a sawhorse at which policemen executed people whom they considered delinquents; seeing a group of Jews being driven to an execution site; the brutal treatment by policemen of those unable to stay in the column; a column of prisoners of war guarded by German soldiers; the involvement of policemen in the mass shooting of Jews; the way in which victims were organized and had to undress before the execution; the pit into which bodies fell; after the mass shooting, the placement of salt over the bodies in the pit; and the bombing of the pit.

Interviewee
Anatoly Nemchenko
Date
2008 August 08  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
Extent
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : 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 10:53:18
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