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Oral history interview with Teresė Gestautienė

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

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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.

Interviewee
Teresė Gestautienė
Date
2007 December 18  (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 11:08:07
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