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Oral history interview with Tatyana Yefimovna Shnaider

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1287.32 | RG Number: RG-50.226.0032

Tatyana Yefimovna Shnaider, born on September 25, 1925, in Olshany (Vil'shany), Ukraine, discusses her early family years and schooling; the beginnings of war; attempting to evacuate to Cherkassy, Ukraine, but returning to Olshany; the establishment of a ghetto and being taken to work every day; all Jews from Olshany being taken to Zvenigorodka (Zvenyhorodka), Ukraine on May 2, 1942 and staying there briefly before being taken to Nemorozh (Nemyriv), Ukraine then Budishchi (Budyshche), Ukraine, where she helped to build roads; being taken back to a camp in Nemorozh; escaping from the camp; the Germans retreating and destroying Ukrainian villages; surviving executions; hiding in a home; returning to Zvenigorodka and the liberation; traveling after the war to Kiev, Ukraine, where she lived and worked; and the fate of her family.

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Tatyana Y. Shnaider
interview:  1994 August 05
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
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:47
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