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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 249R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1114 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1114

A Russian woman, born in 1932, discusses her experiences in khutor Gruzinov (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; the local Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Germans living in Hutor; Jewish evacuees living in locals’ houses; the German occupation; Jews being taken by Germans and locals hiding in basements during this time; Jews from Stalingrad being moved through the khutor; the attempts of some locals to save their livestock; the mass murder of Jews and a large truck of clothing arriving in khutor afterwards; the burning of houses; being hidden by the wife of a Polizei; almost being killed and being freed by a German soldier; some of her family members being taken away and killed; going to Morozovsk to hide until the arrival of the Red Army; the memorial to the massacre victims; and the murders of Jews, non-Jewish locals, and Soviet partisans.

interview:  2011 November 16
creation: Morozovsk (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 20:11:28
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