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Oral history interview with Boris Zinkov

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.656 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0656

The interview describes Mr. Zinkov's childhood and education in Kiev, Ukraine; his work in road construction; and his experiences in Kiev during its invasion by Nazi troops. Mr. Zinkov describes his capture - along with others - by Nazi troops, the identification of Jewish men and their murders, and his escape to safety. He describes rejoining the Soviet Army, his service in the military for the remainder of the war, and his immigration to the United States in 1993.

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Interviewee
Boris Zinkov
Date
interview:  1993 September 13
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:36:15
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