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Oral history interview with Valentina Kushnir

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.92 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0092

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

Valentina Kushnir, born in 1928 in Kozubovka, Ukraine, describes three Jewish families hiding in the houses of their neighbors in Kozubovka; the raid of local Jews and their arrests by local policemen; the presence of Jews from other regions brought to Kozubovka and settled in sheepfolds; being sent by her mother to the sheepfolds to exchange food for clothes, and then giving away the food for nothing in return; the sight of Jews removing from the sheepfold the bodies of people who had died of hunger; witnessing the mass murder of the Jews by occupying forces; and the fire from the of burning corpses.

Interviewee
Valentina Kushnir
Date
2009 October 04  (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 10:58:36
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