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Oral history interview with Tzila Pinus

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.246 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0246

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

Tzila Pinus, born in 1905 in Chernovtsy, Ukraine, discusses moving to Iasi, Romania, to go to school for midwifery; moving to the town of Khotin, Romania (now Ukraine); Soviets coming to the area in 1940; Germans entering Khotin; death of her husband; being sent to camps in Transnistria; walking and being guarded by Romanian and German troops on horseback; Moldovan peasants providing food; stopping in Sokiryany, Ukraine for two weeks; stopping in Ataki, Moldova; travel to Podolsk, Russia; falling ill with typhus in early November 1941; meeting up with relatives and leaving the marching column; the ghetto in Popovtsy; digging roads; obtaining food by collecting potatoes and knitting for a peasant family; liberation; returning to Khotin; going to Chernovtsy; and her immigration to Israel in 1975.

Interviewee
Tzila Pinus
Date
1995 February 15  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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