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Research interview with Zoya Baburchenkova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.445.52 | RG Number: RG-50.653.01.0033

Zoya Baburchenkova, born in 1932 in Vyazoiki, Russia, discusses moving with her family to Kapustino in 1939; the Jews in the neighboring town, Rudnya; seeing Jews (collected from Rudnya, nearby areas, as well as Belarus) brought in an open truck to a trench and shot in groups; several more groups being brought to the site and executed during a week's time; the looting of some Jewish belongings; the prison in their village that housed Russians who worked at the swamp; the cruelty of the Vlasovtsy (Russian Liberation Army); and a German corpse that was left on the road for a long time and seeing young people passing by and hitting his body.

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Zoya Baburchenkova
interview:  2014 March 28
creation: Russia.
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 15:48:29
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