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Holocaust in the Ukraine

Author: B M Zabarko; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : Vallentine Mitchell, 2005.
Series: Library of Holocaust testimonies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a collection of 86 personal testimonies from survivors of the Shoah in the Ukraine. The objective of the book is not to relate historical facts and data but to relate the story of the inhumane experiences of people who were destined to die but managed to survive." "And, perhaps for the first time, survivors also speak of 'good Germans' who were not hostile or were sometimes even benevolent, and helped  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Memoirs (form)
Memoiren
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holocaust in the Ukraine.
London ; Portland, OR : Vallentine Mitchell, 2005
(OCoLC)607558438
Online version:
Holocaust in the Ukraine.
London ; Portland, OR : Vallentine Mitchell, 2005
(OCoLC)631450126
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B M Zabarko; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0853035245 9780853035244 0853036128 9780853036128
OCLC Number: 57558574
Description: xxxii, 394 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Library of Holocaust Testimonies / Martin Gilbert --
Introduction / Boris Zabarko --
1. memory of these people warms my heart / Clara Akselrod --
2. We survived thanks to the kind people --
Ukrainians and Poles / Nyuma Anapolsky --
3. On this day the Germans decided to completely destroy our camp / Grigory Bassovsky --
4. This happened in Kiev / Doba Belozovskaya --
5. Don't be afraid of me, little boy, I won't betray you / Victor Berezin --
6. We were in distress all of the time / Maria Bortniker --
7. Under occupation / Alexey Brick --
8. One hundred and six members of our family perished in the ghetto, and thirty-eight at the front / Yelisaveta Brusch --
9. lot could be recalled, but the memory is very painful / Mikhail Burd --
10. Two mums / Yuri Weinberg --
11. terror of the Jewish population began in the first days of occupation / Grigory Weinerman --
12. People starved and turned into skeletons / Semyon Weisblei --
13. This was a horrendous tragedy / Mikhail Weinschelboim --
14. From the ghetto to the partisans / Golda Wasserman --
15. This must not be forgotten / Eva Gladkaya --
16. Noble people were saving us / Leonid Grips --
17. Fascists used to beat people and torture them / Hanna Gritzevskaya --
18. And at nine o'clock in the morning a miracle happened / Bronislava Grushko --
19. Books could be written about any separate day survived during the war / Lev Gurfinkel --
20. Seven people risked their lives to save mine / Yosif Gussarov --
21. We were the only survivors / Miron Demb --
22. Our life was growing more intolerable / Maria Zaslavskaya-Siginur --
23. I was wandering for so long / Polina Zaslavskaya --
24. Thus all Jewish residents of Lyubar were killed / Efim Zakharov-Zaidenberg --
25. Our eternal gratitude to kind people / Lazer Zienger. 26. This is inside me ... and will only go away along with me / Ida Kalnitzkaya --
27. It was heroism to survive / Clara Kanovskaya --
28. I got into barrack no. 3 / Movzesch Katz --
29. And our march of death began / Shaya Kleiman --
30. Each day of our life seemed a year long / Igor Kogan --
31. Days and nights of the German occupation / Leonid Korenfeld --
32. We were left all alone in this wide world / Evgeniya Krestyaninova --
33. Not a single Jew survived out of three thousand people / Ida Kritman --
34. One day in the life of the ghetto was a whole tragedy / Alexander Kuperman --
35. I was thirteen then / Sima Kuritzkaya --
36. I did not know where my mum and dad were, I never saw them again / Klavdia Lepa --
37. These were the first living Jews they met during the war / Regina Leshchinskaya --
38. I was the only survivor out of all our family / Galina Lissitsyna --
39. most horrendous days began / Evgeniya Mazhbitz --
40. train to the unknown / Zigmund Meizler --
41. Babi Yar kept haunting me after the war / Raissa Maistrenko --
42. I cannot forget those difficult years / Semyon Meller --
43. My father was killed in Babi Yar / Vassily Mikhailovsky --
44. In those horrible days / Leya Osadchaya --
45. This can never be forgotten / Sophia Palatnikova --
46. There was a lot of humiliation / Polina Pekerman --
47. I escaped from Babi Yar / Ida Pinkert --
48. I witnessed it all / Ichel Pogranichny --
49. We endured everything / Shelya Polishchuk --
50. And they started killing people in one barrack after another / Emma Polyakova --
51. They gave us food once a day only / Philip Portyansky --
52. My war childhood / Maya Pudalova --
53. These people were a godsend to us / Petr Rabtsevich --
54. I could draw the line / Lyubov Raigorodskaya. 55. shots sounded continuously, stopping innocent lives short / Leya Rog --
56. It is impossible to describe the whole period of living in the ghetto / Samuil Roitberg --
57. I remember those horrible days / Mikhail Roitman --
58. And our life under 'German rule' began / Mikhail Rosenberg --
59. This endless road to nowhere / Sophia Rosenberg --
60. Aktions of mass slaughter against the Jewish population / Avram Rosengaft --
61. My long ordeal / Mariam Sandal --
62. They risked their own lives and the lives of their families / Irina Sapir-Sharinskay --
63. It is impossible to describe the horror that reigned in the ghetto / Lydia Slepchuk --
64. I was left completely alone / Binah Tennenblat --
65. Local people were trying to help prisoners / Boris Timoshenko --
66. old and the weak were killed along the way / Naum Tkatch --
67. town was invaded by Germans : that was when it became scary / Faina Feld --
68. New words entered our vocabulary : Judeh, ghetto, 'contribution', killing / Grigory Ferman --
69. For two days the earth moved / Dora Fredkis --
70. My saviours / Boris Khandros --
71. Through absolute hell / Arkady Khassin --
72. From the frying pan into the fire / Shmil Khlyap --
73. One cannot forget those horrors / Rachel Tselnik --
74. We were afraid of dying from starvation / Raissa Tzerman --
75. Distant echo / Vladimir Chepur --
76. My brother left for the partisans / Raissa Schaikhet --
77. Poles took me and saved my life / Mikhail Schafir --
78. I myself don't know how I survived / Moisey Schwartzman --
79. I cried and asked God to help the German soldier / Revekka Schwartzman --
80. I thank all those people who helped us survive / Tsilya Schport --
81. In Babi Yar I lost my mum and sister for ever / Ruvim Schtein. 82. This time was filled with great risk, fear and worry / Fira Schtembrg --
83. last pogrom / Zinovy Schtivelman --
84. Bullets were being fired at my back / Fanya Schubinskaya --
85. May my memory keep me from forgetting / Naum Epelfeld --
86. Only some twenty people survived including my brother, my sister and me / Boris Yavorsky.
Series Title: Library of Holocaust testimonies.
Responsibility: editor, Boris Zabarko ; translator, Marina Guba.

Abstract:

"This is a collection of 86 personal testimonies from survivors of the Shoah in the Ukraine. The objective of the book is not to relate historical facts and data but to relate the story of the inhumane experiences of people who were destined to die but managed to survive." "And, perhaps for the first time, survivors also speak of 'good Germans' who were not hostile or were sometimes even benevolent, and helped individual Jews and/or their families to survive the death squads."--Jacket.

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