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

(The Ukrainian Weekly, May 31, 1987, No. 22, Vol. LV)

Following are excerpts of testimony by eyewitnesses to the man-made famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine who appeared at the Phoenix, Ariz., regional hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine on February 13. William I. Krewsun, San Diego, Calif.:

I was born in small hamlet of Sai, Lypova-Dolyna district, Poltava region in 1922. I was about 10 and a half years old when this catastrophe happened.

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

(The Ukrainian Weekly, May 24, 1987, No. 21, Vol. LV)

Following are excerpts of testimony by eyewitnesses to the man-made famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine who appeared at the San Francisco regional hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine on February 10. Mykola Kostyrko, Sacramento:

…When the famine started – that is, when they took away all the meager reserves from the Ukrainian peasants, whoever had some clothing or other articles came to the city, to the market, to sell it and buy bread. But bread was sold by ration cards.