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Oral history interview with Valentsina Gudey

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.76 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0076

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Valentsina Gudey, born in 1930 in Vetka, Belarus, describes the prewar Jewish community of Vetka; the beginning of the war; life under German occupation; a roundup and convoy of Jews by led by German soldiers; a mass shooting of Jews by German soldiers; the looting of Jewish owned belongings; local collaborators; actions taken by townspeople to avoid being taken to work in Germany; the retreat of German forces; the liberation of Vetka; and starvation suffered immediately after the war.

Interviewee
Valentsina Gudey
Date
2013 October 30  (interview)
Extent
digital file.
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 10:56:17
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