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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 208R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1073 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1073
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A Russian man, born in 1927, discusses his experiences in Shahty (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; the Cossacks, Ukrainians, and Jews living in Shahty before the war; the history of Shahty; the German occupation; Germans taking away the locals’ food, living in locals’ houses, and forcing local men to dig trenches; the election of chiefs; the German propaganda posters; the Germans registering locals every week to notice if anybody became a partisan; the transport of forced laborers to Germany, including his sister; a POW camp that was located nearby; and the murder of a few Jewish and non-Jewish locals.

Date
2011 October 02  (interview)
Language
Russian
French
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
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Record last modified: 2019-01-17 12:48:52
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