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Oral history interview with Inna Gavriltchenko

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.12 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0012

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Inna Gavriltchenko, born in 1925 in Kharkov (Kharkiv), Ukraine, describes the German occupation of Kharkov from 1941 to 1943; announcements ordering Jews to move to the ghetto; the procession of Jews, including her neighbors, to the ghetto; the fate of a Jewish family who was unable to move to the ghetto because the grandmother was paralyzed; the compulsory registration of Jews and communists; a horse market that was the location of hangings; the threat of being shot for Jews who appeared on the street; restrictions on the Jewish population; the looting of Jewish homes by local townspeople; and meeting a Jewish woman and child who were attempting to hide in plain sight by saying that they had a Ukrainian last name.

Interviewee
Inna Gavriltchenko
Date
2005 July 30  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 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 10:42:55
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