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Oral history interview with Valentsina Gudey

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

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.

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Valentsina Gudey
interview:  2013 October 30
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:54:27
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