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Oral history interview with Juozas Žernys

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.185 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0185

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    Oral history interview with Juozas Žernys


    Interview Summary
    Juozas Žernys, born in Saldutiškis, Lithuania in 1927, discusses living in Dagaičiai village near Telšiai, Lithuania during the war; rumors that war would come; conditions when the Germans arrived in the village in January 1941; witnessing a mass shooting of women and children; details of the killing process; and anti-Jewish violence.
    Juozas Žernys
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2007 April 20
    creation: Saldutiškis (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Žernys, 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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