For the record: eyewitness testimony before Commission on Famine. Part III

(The Ukrainian Weekly, December 21, 1986, No. 51, Vol. LIV)

Following are excerpts of testimony by eyewitnesses to the man-made famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine who appeared at the Chicago regional hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine on November 7. Halyna B., Palatine, Ill.:

I was born in the vicinity of Chernihiv-Kulykivsky district, in the village of Muvaveika. When I was 8 years old, my father died of tuberculosis in the 28th year of his young life.

For the record: eyewitness testimony before Commission on Famine. Part II

(The Ukrainian Weekly, December 14, 1986, No. 50, Vol. LIV)

Following are excerpts of testimony by eyewitnesses to the man-made famine in 1932-33 in Ukraine who appeared at the Chicago regional hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine on November 7. Anna Pylypiuk, Chicago:

In 1932, when I was not yet 12 years old, I witnessed the weary faces of people tortured not only by hunger but also by terror, many of which were buried alive. Those who survived remained emotionally crippled for life.

For the record: eyewitness testimony before Commission on Famine. Part I

(The Ukrainian Weekly, December 7, 1986, No. 49, Vol. LIV)

Following are excerpts of testimony by eyewitnesses to the man-made famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine who appeared at the Glen Spey, N.Y., regional hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine on October 26. Julia Pastukhiv, Long Island, N.Y.:

I was an only child. Both of my parents worked.

For the record: testimony of eyewitness to the famine

(The Ukrainian Weekly, November 2, 1986, No. 44, Vol. LIV)

Below is the testimony of four eyewitnesses to the man-made famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine. The statements were delivered at the October 8 hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine. The texts were provided by the commission staff.

For the record: Conquest’s statement before the famine commission

(The Ukrainian Weekly, November 2, 1986, No. 44, Vol. LIV)

The following testimony was delivered at the October 8 hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine. Dr. Robert Conquest is a historian and author of “The Harvest of Sorrow,” the recently released study of the Great Famine. The Soviet assault on the peasantry, and on the Ukrainian nation, in 1930-1933 was one of the largest and most devastating events in modern history.