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Oral history interview with Michael Belovetsky

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.160 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0160

Michael Belovetsky, born on April 2, 1925 in Kiev, Ukraine, discusses being mobilized to Stalingrad (Volgograd), Russia; his sister and mother perishing at Babi Yar; enlisting in the Red Army as a radio specialist; traveling through Belarus, Poland, and Lithuania; going to Manchuria and North Korea; finding out after the war of the execution of Yiddish writers between 1948 and 1953.


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Interviewee
Belovetsky, Michael
Interviewer
Friedman, Leon
Date
interview:  1987 May 16
Geography
creation: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language
Russian
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive