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Oral history interview with Semyon Mikhaylovich Golub

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.21 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0021

Semyon Mikhaylovich Golub, born in Minsk, Belarus in 1925, describes his early family life; attending a Belarusian school but growing up speaking Yiddish; the bombing at the beginning of the war in Minsk; unsuccessfully attempting to leave Minsk because trains were not running and being concentrated into the ghetto; a major pogrom on November 7, 1941; escaping from the ghetto and making attempts to join the partisans; joining a Jewish unit called Lapidus; the partisan operations he and his brother participated in and their methods of recruitment; the deaths of his brothers; and joining the army in 1945.


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Interviewee
Semyon M. Golub
Date
interview:  1995 August 07
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 09:34:08
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