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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 260U

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1574 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1574

A Ukrainian woman, born in 1928, discusses her experiences in Kiev (Kiev Oblast), Ukraine before and during WWII; life before the war; the good relations between the several different nationalities in Kiev before the war; the beginning of the war and the arrival of the Germans; the posters that told Jews to gather; Jewish belongings being taken; the building of a prisoner-of-war camp; her aunt hiding Yuri Gorodetskiy, a Jew who later joined the Red Army; trying to feed POWs in the camp; the beating and murder of Jews; witnessing the murders in Babi Yar; Dina Pronicheva who survived the Babi Yar massacre; seeing a lake full of blood; the murders of footballers, Roma, and sailors; the arrival of the Red Army; and the horrible smell when corpses were burnt.

interview:  2005 October 20
creation: Kyïv (Ukraine)
1 digital file : MP4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2023-11-16 09:13:12
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