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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 194R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1060 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1060

A Russian woman, born in 1927, discusses her experiences in Mechetinskaya (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; life before the war; moving from Omsk to Mechetinskaya, Russia just before the war; the lack of Jews in Mechetinskaya before the war; the Cossacks in Mechetinskaya; the arrival of Germans Jewish refugees; the German occupation of Rostov Oblast; the Polizei forcing Jews to leave the town on foot; the murder of Russians for the killing of Germans; the Germans stealing locals’ chickens; the burning of homes; the locals being forced to bury corpses; Kolkhozes continuing to be run by locals; the mass murders of Jews; the hanging of communists; and the monument in Mechetinskaya.

Image
Date
interview:  2011 September 27
Geography
creation: Mechetinskaia (Russia)
Language
Russian
French
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-17 10:44:00
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