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Oral history interview with Bronius Grižas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.199 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0199

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Bronius Grižas, born in Svėdasai, Lithuania in 1918, discusses witnessing the imprisonment of the town’s Jewish population in the synagogue; witnessing German forces burning the town’s synagogue; sexual assault; the roundup and transport of the Jewish population to a killing site; seeing villagers stealing the clothes of the victims; a mass shooting in the Jewish cemetery; seeing the burial pits; and details of the burial process.

Interviewee
Bronius Grižas
Date
2007 December 19  (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 11:08:30
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