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Oral history interview with Elena Sobchenko

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.2 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0002

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Elena Sobchenko, born in Ukraine, describes the beginning of the war in Odessa; Romanian soldiers and their uniforms; her fear of German soldiers as a result of stories about German troops; how her family provided food for Romanian soldiers; seeing a group of people whom she thought were Jews taken to the outskirts of Odessa by Romanian soldiers; a Romanian soldier’s attempt to force her and her friend to join the procession of Jews; another group of people whom she thought were Jews passing by the windows of her family’s house, escorted by soldiers; and the sight of two men who were hanged near the railway station.

Interviewee
Elena Sobchenko
Date
2005 July 26  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
Extent
1 videocassette (MiniDV).
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 10:38:41
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