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Oral history interview with Petras Mažuika

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.188 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0188

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Petras Mažuika, born in Nemunėlio Radviliškis, Lithuania in 1929, discusses attempting to retreat eastward with the Russians; being turned back by German forces; his father’s arrest and execution; conditions in the ghetto; hearing gunfire from a mass shooting; the violence of Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); a local priest’s involvement; the organized looting and auction of Jewish property; and the fate of the shooters after the war.

Interviewee
Petras Mažuika
Date
2007 December 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 11:07:51
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