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Oral history interview with Roza Abramovna Gerasimova

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.4 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0004

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Roza Abramovna Gerasimova, born in 1924 in Lakhva, Brest Oblast, Poland (now Belarus), recalls her life in Lakhva prior to 1939 and under Soviet occupation; the German invasion in 1941 and the murder of her father; her family's unsuccessful attempted escape from the German forces and their incarceration and life in the Lakhva and Lenino ghettos; the shooting of inmates in the Lenino ghetto; her escape from the Lenino ghetto during a partisan attack and joining the Korzh partisans; her life in a partisan unit within the Korzh formation and staying mainly in the Ivanovskiy rayon in Brest oblast; and her marriage to a partisan in the unit.

Interviewee
Roza A. Gerasimova
Date
1995 August 01  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
4 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
Interviews conducted in association with the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University and with the participation of Beit Lohamei Haghetaot in Israel.
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