USSR 1932-1934: Soviet Genocide/Famine in Ukraine (Holodomor)

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(Last revised March 28, 2005)


Resources on this website

Resources on Genocide and related topics in Ukrainian (Some English titles included)

Books and Articles

Anne Applebaum, Gulag : A History (Anchor, 2004), 736 pp.

Ewald Ammende, Human life in Russia, (Cleveland: J.T. Zubal, 1984), Reprint, Originally published: London, England: Allen & Unwin, 1936.

Robert Conquest, The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine (Oxford University Press; 1987), 430pp.

Miron Dolot, Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust, a survivor's account of the Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, (New York City: W.W. Norton & Company Inc., 1985).

"Famine in Ukraine 1932-33", edited by Roman Serbyn and Bohdan Krawchenko, -- (Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1986). [Selected papers from a conference held at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal in 1983).

"International Commission of Inquiry into the 1932-1933 Famine in Ukraine. Final report", [Jacob W.F. Sundberg, President], 1990. [Proceedings of the International Commission of Inquiry and its Final report are in typescript, contained in 6 vols. Copies available from the World Congress of Free Ukrainians, Toronto].

Mace, James E., "Communism and the dilemma of national liberation: national communism in Soviet Ukraine, 1918-1933", (Cambridge, Mass.: Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Ukrainian Research Institute and the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S., 1983).

Oleksiw, Stephen, "The agony of a nation: the great man-made famine in Ukraine, 1932-1933", (London: The National Committee to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Artificial Famine in Ukraine, 1932-1933, 1983).

"The Foreign Office and the famine: British documents on Ukraine and the great famine of 1932-1933", edited by Marco Carynnyk, Lubomyr Y. Luciuk and Bohdan Kor.

United States, "Commission on the Ukraine Famine. Investigation of the Ukrainian Famine, 1932-1933: report to Congress / Commission on the Ukraine Famine", [Daniel E. Mica, Chairman; James E. Mace, Staff Director]. -- (Washington D.C.: U.S. G.P.O.: For sale by the Supt. of Docs, U.S. G.P.O., 1988), (Dhipping list: 88-521-P).

United States, "Commision on the Ukrainian Famine. Oral history project of the Commission on the Ukraine Famine", James E. Mace and Leonid Heretz, eds. (Washington, D.C.: Supt. of Docs, U.S. G.P.O., 1990).

Famine-Genocide in Ukraine, 1932-1933: Western Archives, Testimonies and New Research by Wsevolod W. Isajiw (Other Contributor) (Hardcover - January 2003)

Cheryl A. Madden "The Holodomor: 1932-1933," (Annotated Bibliography)

Anatoliy Dimarov, et al, A Hunger Most Cruel: The Human Face of the 1932-1933 Terror-Famine in Soviet Ukraine (2002)

Roman Serbyn, Bohdan Krawchenko, Famine in Ukraine, 1932-1933 (The Canadian library in Ukrainian studies)

Sally J. Taylor, Stalin's Apologist: Walter Duranty : The New York Times Man in Moscow (Oxford University Press, 1990) 404 pp.



Harvest of Despair: The 1932-33 Famine in Ukraine (55 min.Documentary). Director: Slavko Novytski, Producers Yuri Luhovy and S. Novytski.

Survivor and Eyewitness testimonies

See Vasyl' Pakharenko, Oleksander Michchenko and others in Chapter 3 of Samuel Totten et al., eds., Century of Genocide: Eyewitness Accounts and Critical Views (Garland Reference Library, 1997). A first-rate collection of readings on genocide, including the slaughter in Bangladesh.


Famine-Genocide Commemorative Committee Ukrainian Canadian Congress www.faminegenocide.

Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA, est. 1940) A past advocate from 1949 to 1988 for US Senate ratification of the Genocide Convention, UCCA is now campaigning to build a Monument in Wash DC to the Victims of the 1932-1933 Holodomor Famine Genocide AND to revoke the 1933 Pulitzer Prize awarded to New York Times reporter Walter Duranty (1884-1957) for his reports of the famine in the Ukraine, since proven to be deceptive and false.

Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Established by Congressional Res. H.R. 3000 (Oct. 21, 1998) & Presidential Approval, Public Law 103-199 (Dec 17, 1993). This law authorized The National Captive Nations Committee, Inc. to construct, maintain, and operate in Wash., D.C. an appropriate international memorial to honor victims of communism, tragically numbering more than 100 million, struck down in an unprecedented imperial communist holocaust through conquests, revolutions, civil wars, purges, wars by proxy, and other violent means.

The Artificial Famine/Genocide in Ukraine 1932-33

The Holodomor Memorial Website

Library of Congress's Revelations from the Russian Archives: Ukrainian Famine

American Association for Ukrainian Studies founded in 1989

Ukrainian Canadian Research & Documentation Centre (UCRDC)

The Ukrainian Weekly on the Great Famine 1932-33 in Ukraine (The Ukrainian Weekly)

Babi Yar Memorial Fund Kiev

Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (Est. March 2002) The Center functions as a charitable foundation by the Department of Jewish History and Culture in Institute for Political and Ethnic Studies, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences.

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