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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 220R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1085 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1085
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A Russian woman, born in 1921, discusses her experiences in Opyonki (Openki), Rostov Oblast, Russia before and during WWII; the famine in 1933 (her parents died of hunger, she and her brother were stealing potatoes from neighbors); NKVS taking the remaining crops; evacuating to Crimea from Rostov Oblast, then to Caucasus, then back to Rostov Oblast; the German occupation; people being scared of hiding Jews; being interrogated by Germans because of how she looked; Germans living in locals’ houses; the Polizei inspecting houses and looking for hidden people; seeing POWs pass by; the posters on the walls that stated that all Jews would be shot; and the mass murders, which involved the murder of infants.

Date
2011 October 05  (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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