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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 257R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1122 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1122

A Russian woman, born in 1921, discusses her experiences in khutor Gurin (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; the Kalmyks living in the village before the war; life on the kolkhoz; the famine in 1933 and the numerous deaths from starvation; the German occupation; hiding a Jewish man in her house; the nearby POW camps and the murder of some POWs; a POW escapee who was fed and dressed by the interviewee’s mother; the bombings by Soviet planes; a bomb that destroyed one of the POW camps; the local collaborators; and locals being forced to do work on the railroad.

Image
Date
interview:  2011 November 18
Geography
creation: Morozovsk (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 10:44:02
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