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Oral history interview with Olga Ruikienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.174 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0174

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Olga Ruikienė, born in Girdiai village near Ylakiai, Lithuania in 1928, discusses the village’s prewar Jewish community; a mass killing of Jewish men and then women and children in the Jewish cemetery; details of the killing process; the burial pits; looting; and the fate of some of the Lithuanian collaborators after the war.

Interviewee
Olga Ruikienė
Date
2007 April 16  (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 11:06:55
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