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

(The Ukrainian Weekly, June 28, 1987, No. 26, Vol. LV)

Following are excerpts of testimony by eyewitnesses to the man-made famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine who appeared at the Philadelphia regional hearing of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine on June 5. Larysa Donchuk, Philadelphia:

I was born in the region of Poltava on September 18, 1908, and was 24 years old when the famine began in 1932. As the daughter of a Ukrainian Orthodox priest, I belonged to what the Soviet state called the “foreign class element.”

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

(The Ukrainian Weekly, June 7, 1987, No. 23, 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. Ivan M., Tucson, Ariz.:

…From 1929 to 1933, I worked at a cement factory in a suburb of the city of Kharkiv, called Nova Bavaria. In 1932, I had my first glimpse of the famine.