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Oral history interview with Boris Iosevich Faleyevich

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.11 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0011

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

Boris Iosevich Faleyevich, born ca. 1929, in Slutsk, Belarus, recalls his pre-war family life; the entrance of German troops into Slutsk; the establishment of the Slutsk ghetto; the Jewish administration of the ghetto; the murder of Jewish inhabitants of Slutsk and the liquidation of the ghetto in October 1941; he and his family's avoiding execution; the establishment of a ghetto for the remaining Slutsk Jews and his mother's and his working in a factory preparing peat for use as fuel; escaping with his younger brother and mother from the Slutsk ghetto and joining the partisans; life with the partisans and engaging German troops in battle; his mother becoming ill and being sent by the partisan leader to join the Soviet Army; being captured and then released by German troops; rejoining the partisans; linking up with advancing Soviet troops in June 1944; his return to Slutsk; and his post-war life.

Interviewee
Boris I. Faleyevich
Date
1995 August 03  (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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