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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 260R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1125 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1125

A Russian woman, born in 1925, discusses her experiences in Bolshaia Martinovka (Rostov Oblast), Russia before and during WWII; her fond memories of life on the kolkhoz; the famine during the war and her attempts to get food; the German occupation; the Germans installing their kitchen in her uncle’s house; the chief for the Germans; Germans taking food from locals in passing; the closure of schools during the occupation; the Polizei, which included Romanovsky, Ilia Andreevich Emelianenko, Bul’ko Ivan; the Germans asking for a list of party members; the elections of the Polizei; the deportation of locals for work; digging trenches near the front line along with her friends after liberation; how the Germans mined the surroundings; and battles on the front line.

Image
Date
interview:  2011 November 19
Geography
creation: Bol'shaia Martynovka (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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