Inauguration of the Cabinet-museum of the Holocaust and World War II History in Higher Vocational Training School №7 of Kremenchuk

Opening of the cabinet-museum of the history of the Holocaust and World War II

in the Higher Vocational Training School №7 of Kremenchuk.

October 28th is a special historical date for our country. It is the Day of Ukraine's liberation from Nazi occupation, the day of the ultimate expulsion of Nazi Germany troops and its allies outside the current territory of Ukraine during the Second World War.

On the same day, October 28th, 2016 in Kremenchuk in Higher Vocational Training School №7 the Cabinet-museum of the Holocaust and World War II History was inaugurated. The event was attended by the Mayor Vitalii Maletskyi and his deputy Olha Usanova, representatives of the City Council Executive Committee, the Regional Museum, the Jewish community, students and teaching staff of the educational establishment.

Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies "Tkuma" (Dnipro), the Charitable Foundation "March of Life" (Kremenchuk), the Charitable Organization RememberUs.org (Boston, United States) helped and help the educational establishment to organize the museum.

According to the Principal of the educational establishment Mykola Nesen, the inauguration of the museum on this day is associated with two events – the Day of Ukraine's liberation from the Nazis and Nazi occupiers’ shooting 3,000 Jews – women, children, and the elderly on Pischana Hora (Pisky) in Kremenchuk on October 28, 1941.

The Mayor Vitalii Maletskyi said that Kremenchuk residents must remember the history of the city, including such terrible events, to avoid them in the future. Such a museum tells the history of the Holocaust, associated with Kremenchuk. According to the head of the city it is important that the museum is inaugurated in the educational establishment where young people study. They have a possibility to learn history and ponder over the meaning of life and the human role in it.

The right to inaugurate the Cabinet-museum of the Holocaust and World War II History in Kremenchuk was given to the Mayor Vitalii Maletskyi and the Principal of Higher Vocational Training School №7 Mykola Nesen. They cut the symbolic ribbon and all present had the opportunity to see the museum room and view the video clip "Liberation of Kremenchuk".