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Oral history interview with Grigoriy Anatolevich Dorskiy

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.8 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0008

Grigoriy Anatolevich Dorskiy, born 1922 in Sumali, Belarus (possibly near Slutsk), recalls his family; his prewar life, including his entrance and attendance at Minsk Polytechnic University; the execution of his father in a purge in October 1938; the extent to which he knew of German policy towards Jews prior to the outbreak of the war; the bombing of Slutsk; the arrival of German troops in his home town of Romanovo (Lenino); the establishment of a ghetto in Romanovo; life in the ghetto, including Jewish leadership, the actions of police, and his sister's medical practice; escaping from the ghetto and joining the partisans; partisan battles, including a battle in Belovezhskiy forest; the arrival of Soviet troops; and his life after the war.


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Interviewee
Grigoriy A. Dorskiy
Date
interview:  1995 August 02
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.
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:34:05
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