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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 215R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1080 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1080

A Russian woman (possibly Moldavian), born in 1927, discusses her experiences in Proletarsk (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; Cossacks before the revolution, collectivization, and the repressions against Cossacks; the German occupation of Rostov Oblast; changing her birth year so she would not be sent to Germany as a forced laborer; the German administration; being removed from their house; digging trenches; the refugees and evacuees in Proletarsk; everyday life under the occupation; Germans taking food from locals; mass murder; and the assaults on locals.

Image
Date
interview:  2011 October 04
Geography
creation: Proletarsk (Rostovskaia oblast', 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 10:44:01
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