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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 195R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1061 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1061

A Russian man, born in 1932 in khutor Voynov, Russia, discusses his experiences in Zernograd (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; his family’s move to Zernograd in 1937; the sovkhoz that was located in Zernograd; the German headmistress in his school; the German occupation beginning in August 1942; the evacuation of livestock through Zernograd; the Jewish refugees who were living in Zernograd before Germans arrived; the German posters that told Jews that they were going to be sent to their homeland; the deportation of the Jews on two trucks; the schools staying open during the occupation; three Jewish students who were taken from the school; two Germans (Hanz and Otto) who lived in the interviewee’s room; the arrival of the POWs; the POW camp; the retreating Germans; the Russian nationalists’ propaganda; and the Germans shooting local activists (30 people) while retreating.

interview:  2011 September 27
creation: Zernograd (Russia)
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:11:26
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