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Oral history interview with Juozas Počiauskas

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.473.0163

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    Oral history interview with Juozas Počiauskas


    Interview Summary
    Juozas Počiauskas, born in Marcinkonys, Lithuania in 1935, discusses the roundup and imprisonment of the town’s Jewish community in a ghetto by Germans; a mass shooting; Jewish people escaping the shooting into the forest; seeing the mass grave; the organized auction of Jewish property; Jewish people returning from the forest after the arrival of the Soviets; and continued violence against the Jewish population after the war.
    Juozas Počiauskas
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2006 August 27
    creation: Marcinkonys (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Počiauskas, Juozas.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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