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Oral history interview with Elena Pavlovna Ilinitskaya

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.726.70 | RG Number: RG-50.572.0070

Elena Pavlovna Ilinitskaya, born in 1930 in Erjova village, Ukraine (present day Moldova), describes the prewar Jewish community of Erjova; the deportation of her family to Ochakovo, Russia in 1942, and their return to Erjova in 1943; the imprisonment of Jews in a basement in the local collective farm, guarded by Romanian soldiers; bringing food to the prisoners; the deportation of the Jews in wagons; two Jewish fugitives; local collaborators; and the murder of two teenagers because of their open support of the Soviet Union.

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Elena Pavlovna Ilinitskaya
interview:  2007 November 30
1 videocassette (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 15:46:43
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