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Oral history interview with Raisa Michailovna Burkovskaya

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1287.7 | RG Number: RG-50.226.0007

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Raisa Michailovna Burkovskaya (née Zaslavskaya), born in 1934, discusses her early family life and schooling; evacuating to Poltava, Ukraine, through Kremenchug, Ukraine; being separated from her father and brother; her mother reporting for registration in Poltava, Ukraine; traveling from village to village with her mother under false Ukrainian names; traveling for a while with a woman and her children; her mother being gifted a Gentile Ukrainian passport from a family they stayed with; traveling to Kharkov (Kharkiv), Ukraine; being captured by the Gestapo in Karlovka, Ukraine; travelling east to places such as Miroshniki (Miroshnyky); living in the same location under false names from June 1942 to October 1944; hiding on a farm; return to Poltava, Ukraine; living in Poltava for six months after liberation; and her return to school along with her mother's return to work.

Interviewee
Raisa M. Burkovskaya
Date
1994 August 01  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:40:53
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