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Oral history interview with Chaim Zelikovich Domnich

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1283.32 | RG Number: RG-50.378.0032

Chaim Zelikovich Domnich, born on June 21, 1922, in Starobin, Minsk oblast, Belarus, discusses the beginning of the war in Slonim; how in July the Jews of Starobin moved to a ghetto in Slutsk, Belarus, where Russians helped by feeding and hiding many Jews; escaping from the Slutsk ghetto and joining the partisans, doing intelligence work; the efforts of partisans to help people in the ghetto and to help them to escape when they were outside the ghetto; his unit as one with many Jewish partisans; linking up with advancing Soviet troops on July 14, 1944; and being awarded medals for partisan operations.


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Interviewee
Chaim Z. Domnich
Date
interview:  1995 August 12
Language
Russian
Extent
1 videocassette (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 09:34:09
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