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Research interview with Mariya Shirokova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.445.45 | RG Number: RG-50.653.01.0026

Mariya Shirokova, born in 1931 in Novozybkov, Russia, describes the fleeing of many Jews before the Germans arrived; the Germans forcing the remaining Jews to leave their homes and sending them to an unknown location; the participation of the local police officers in the deportation of Jews; seeing the deportation of the Jews, many of whom she knew personally; hearing about the execution of Jews nearby; the looting of Jewish homes; the Germans often causing trouble for the civilians; and how the war came through Novozybkov.


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Interviewee
Mariya Shirokova
Date
interview:  2014 March 30
Geography
creation: Russia.
Language
Russian
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:48:28
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