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Oral history interview with Georgiy Zabavskiy

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.24 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0024

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Georgiy Zabavskiy, born in 1930 in Svisloch, Belarus, describes living conditions for the Jews at the beginning of German occupation; the mass killings of Jews by German forces; the three arrests of his father; the time his father spent in the concentration camp Vyazze; his father’s connections with the Partisans; his grandmother purchasing his father’s freedom; the robbing of local citizens by Germans and policemen; the killing of individuals who were suspected of helping the Partisans; the fate of local policemen who collaborated with the Germans; cases of betrayal by a neighbor; and his life after the war.

Interviewee
Georgiy Zabavskiy
Date
2011 October 29
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 10:46:44
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