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Oral history interview with Andrey Dudnik

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.90 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0090

Andrey Dudnik, born in 1925 in Krivoi Rog (Kryvyi Rih), Ukraine, describes his family and life before the war; his capture as a prisoner of war in 1942; his time in Chorol where he saw daily executions; his imprisonment in Mironovka; his transfer to Karmin (Czechoslvakia) in crowded railroad vans; working in mines with workers from the east; the punishment of prisoners by whipping; escaping the camp with the workers from the east; his capture and imprisonment in Teschien; his transfer to Auschwitz; daily hangings of prisoners; how any prisoner could be shot on the spot or torn apart by guards’ dogs; the disposal of corpses in the camp; the separate area of Auschwitz for Jewish prisoners; and his transfer to Mauthausen as part of a group of Russian prisoners of war in 1943.

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Andrey Dudnik
interview:  2009 October 03
3 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 15:47:27
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