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Oral history interview with Chaja Goldenštein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.152 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0152

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Chaja Goldenštein, born in 1927 in Varniai, Lithuania, describes the bombing of Varniai; being roundup and transported to Giruliai concentration camp by local Nazi collaborators; her forced labor looking for gold; stealing gold she found; her transfer to the Telsiai ghetto; surviving a mass shooting and climbing out of a mass grave; her capture and imprisonment by local Nazi collaborators in Varniai prison; the head of police releasing her; and the help she received from local families and the local priest.

Interviewee
Chaja Goldenštein
Date
2006 August 22  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 11:05:20
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