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Oral history interview with Aleksandras S. Minkevičius

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.150 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0150

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Aleksandras S. Minkevičius, born in 1926 in Šiauliai, Lithuania, describes living at the Pavenčiai sugar factory; a battle at Kuršėnai, including the retreat of the Soviet Army; the conversion of the Pavenčiai sugar factory into a concentration camp for Soviet and then Jewish prisoners; the cruel treatment of the prisoners by German guards; the Jewish ghetto Daugėliai; the mass murder of Jews; and local collaborators who aided in the persecution of Jews.

Interviewee
Aleksandras S. Minkevičius
Date
2006 August 22  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:05:10
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