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Oral history interview with Ivan Nikolajev

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.16 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0016

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Ivan Nikolajev, born in 1925 in Bronnaja Gora, Belarus, discusses living in the village Belavitsa (Bialavichy) during the war; the reason why German forces chose Bornnaja Gora as a garrison; first seeing Jews wear yellow badges in 1941; the death of his Jewish teachers; the deportation of Jews in 1942 to the ghetto in Bereza (Biaroza); massacres of Jews; and the taking of hostages by German soldiers to ensure their own safety during the advance of Soviet forces.

Interviewee
Ivan Nikolajev
Date
2011 August 19
Extent
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:44:20
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