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Oral history interview with Naum Mikhailovich Pyekarev

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.10 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0010

Naum Mikhailovich Pyekarev, born March 19, 1929 in Pogost, Starobinskiy Rayon, Minsk Oblast, Belarus, recalls his pre-war family and Jewish life in Pogost; refugees fleeing advancing German troops; the arrival in 1941, in Pogost, of German troops; the Pogost ghetto; the murder, in two separate Aktions in 1941, of the Jewish men and then the Jewish women and children of Pogost; his escape from Pogost to Slutsk; life in the Slutsk ghetto; the Jewish administration of the Slutsk ghetto; his family's and his hiding from pogroms in the Slutsk ghetto; his escape from the Slutsk ghetto and joining the partisans; life with the partisans; linking up with advancing Soviet troops; joining the Soviet Army and advancing to Berlin, Germany; his demobilization in 1951; and his life after the war.


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Interviewee
Naum M. Pyekarev
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 09:34:06
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