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Oral history interview with Izidoras Klabys

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.211 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0211

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

Izdoras Klabys, born in Barsinai, Lithuania in 1917, discusses serving in the Lithuanian Army until 1940; joining a group of Lithuanian forces in 1939; being dismissed in 1940; joining a group of Baltaraiščiai (or White Stripers) when the war broke out; seizing Kriaunos, Lithuania; refusing to partake in the killing of Jewish people; taking part in the dispersal of Komsomal members (communist youth organization); warning neighbors who were in danger of being taken for forced labor in Germany; joining the resistance against German forces; going into the forest after the war to fight the Soviets; and his arrest and exile to Siberia.

Interviewee
Izidoras Klabys
Date
2007 December 23  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 11:09:09
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