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Oral history interview with Zoya Baburchenkova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.445.33 | RG Number: RG-50.653.0033

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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.

Interviewee
Zoya Baburchenkova
Date
2014 July 16  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
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 10:48:56
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