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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 217R

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.1082 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1082

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 217R


    Interview Summary
    A Russian man, born in 1928, discusses his experiences in Opyonki (Openki), Rostov Oblast, Russia before and during WWII; the 1933 famine which prompted him to move to Opyonki; the Sovkhoz (state-owned farm); the few Jewish refugees before the war; the propaganda posters hung by the Germans; the anti-Jewish posters created by the Polizei; details on the murder of a Jewish family; seeing POW walk through the town; the mass murders of communists, Jews, and Romanies; a Jewish teenage girl who tried to run away but was shot and killed; and the corpses that were left on the street for days after the massacre.
    interview:  2011 October 04
    creation: Openki (Rostovskaia oblastʹ, Russia)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum

    Physical Details

    Russian French
    1 digital file : MPEG-2.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Yahad-In Unum retains copyright on the collection. Researchers agree not to reveal any personal identifiers if disclosed in witness testimony.

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    Administrative Notes

    Yahad-In Unum donated the oral history interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009.
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