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Oral history interview with Fanya Kentriene

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1134 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1134

The interviews describe Ms. Kentriene's childhood in Lithuania, the anti-Semitism she experienced; the good relationships she and her family had with non-Jewish Lithuanians; the impact of the Soviet occupation on the Jewish community and her experiences at the beginning of the German occupation; her escape from the ghetto at Varniai, the assistance she received from Christian Lithuanians; her experiences while living in hiding and under a false name; her life in Lithuania after the war; her marriage to a non-Jewish Russian man; and the impact of the end of Communism in Lithuania, including the increased anti-Semitism.

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Interviewee
Fanya Kentriene
Interviewer
Markas Zingeras
Nathan Logen
David Logen
Date
interview:  1991 August 26
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:40:26
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