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Oral history interview with Olga Maschonskaya

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.50 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0050

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Olga Mashchonskaya, born in 1934 in Turets, discusses life during the German occupation; purchasing food from Jewish-owned businesses prior to the war; bombings leading up to the German occupation; living close to the cemetery that was used as an killing site for Jews; policemen collecting clothing in horse carts following the mass killing of the area’s Jews; seeing only policemen and not German soldiers participate in the killing; and visiting the mass burials in the weeks that followed the event.

Interviewee
Olga Mashchonskaya
Date
2012 February 16
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 10:51:50
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