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Oral history interview with Alexandra Novik

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.62 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0062

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Alexandra Novik, born in 1926 in Kholma, discusses the prewar Jewish population; peaceful relationships with the Jewish community before the war; the arrival of German forces in 1941; the bombing of Ozarichy and Kholma; seeing Jews being gathered outside a home; hearing shooting from the direction of the execution site; policemen executing a woman who was discovered hiding with her baby; seeing a member of the town’s council being taken away by policemen and later hearing shots; and participating in the destruction of Jewish homes for firewood.

Interviewee
Alexandra Novik
Date
2012 August 23
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 10:53:52
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