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Oral history interview with Jonas Kažemėkaitis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.190 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0190

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Jonas Kažemėkaitis, born in Šakiai, Lithuania in 1926, discusses prewar antisemitic propaganda; building military bunkers for Soviet soldiers during the first Soviet occupation; the German occupation; anti-Jewish violence; teachings by a local priest that killing Jews and communists was not a sin; characteristics of local Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); the organized looting and auction of Jewish property; and the fate of the Lithuanian collaborators.

Interviewee
Jonas Kažemėkaitis
Date
2007 December 17  (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 11:07:59
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