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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 298B

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1230 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1230

A Belarusian woman, born in 1925, discusses her experiences in Turets (Grodno Oblast), Belarus before and during WWII; life before the war; the beginning of the war; details on Jewish life in Turets, including occupations and family names; the hiding of Jews during the pogroms; the relocation of the Jews to a ghetto; the German occupation; several communists being shot; the local police and their interactions with the local young women; her memories of some Jewish girls working as secretaries; Jews having to wear yellow stars; Jewish women and children being shot two weeks after the Jewish men; and the robberies during the war.

Image
Date
interview:  2010 April 29
Geography
creation: Turets (Hrodzenskaia voblasts', Belarus)
Language
Russian
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:25:54
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