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Oral history interview with Nina Aukhimenia

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.22 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0022

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Nina Aukhimenia, born in 1926 in Minsk, Belarus, describes living in Fundaminka village during World War II; her arrest along with her siblings as a result of communist paraphernalia in her family’s house; a mass killing of local villagers suspected of being communist or having relatives in the Soviet Army; her escape from a killing site with the aid of a German soldier; the arrest and murder of the Jewish families of the village; the murders of those thought to have connections with the Partisans; hiding a Jewish girl in her house; mass killings in the the villages Kamenka and Rykov; the cruelty of a local policeman who was eventually killed by partisans; prisoners of war brought through her village by German forces; the partisan liberation of the prisoners; and the aftermath of the war.

Interviewee
Nina Aukhimenia
Date
2011 October 28
Extent
1 videocassette (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 10:46:11
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