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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 312B

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1243 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1243

A Belarusian woman, born in 1924, discusses her experiences in Zhirovichi (Grodno Oblast), Belarus before and during WWII; the few Jews in Zhirovichi before the war and the influx of Jewish refugees in 1939; the German occupation of Grodno Oblast; the German administration which had its headquarters in a former hospital; the gathering of all the locals in the town square, where they were separated by nationality; the Germans taking the Jews away; the mass murders; the ghetto in Slonim, Belarus; being taken to Stedten, Germany as a forced laborer in 1943; being transferred to a camp in Norway; and being liberated by American troops.

Image
Date
interview:  2010 May 02
Geography
creation: Zhirovichi (Belarus)
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
 
Record last modified: 2020-07-08 14:55:25
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