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Oral history interview with Teresė Gestautienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.193 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0193

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    Oral history interview with Teresė Gestautienė


    Interview Summary
    Teresė Gestautienė, born in Puželių (Puželiai) village near Skaudvilė, Lithuania in 1928, discusses the town’s large prewar Jewish community; her arrest by the Germans during the occupation; the imprisonment of the town’s Jewish community; witnessing Jewish men being taken by German and Lithuanian guards to a forest; brutality during the forced march; hearing gunfire from a mass shooting; and her father being forced to use his cart to transport Jewish women and children to the killing site.
    Teresė Gestautienė
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2007 December 18
    creation: Skaudvilė (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
    Gestautienė, Teresė.

    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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