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Oral history interview with Mykola Garmash

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.16 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0016

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Mykola Garmash, born in 1931 in Liptsy village, Ukraine, describes life in Kharkov under the German occupation; the cruelty of German soldiers towards local Jews and communists; his Jewish neighbors; an announcement ordering local Jews to gather with their belongings; details of the gas vans used by killing squads; the loading of Jews into gas vans by German soldiers; the murder of a Soviet mother of a half-Jewish child; rescuing the half-Jewish child; the punishment of the operators of the gas vans in 1943; and the murder of local townspeople by German soldiers.

Interviewee
Mykola Garmash
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 10:44:17
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