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Oral history interview with Ildefonsas Bičkus

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.212 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0212

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    Oral history interview with Ildefonsas Bičkus


    Interview Summary
    Idelfonas Bičkus, born in Lithuania, discusses joining a group of Lithuanian forces (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers) near Ylakiai, Lithuania; seeing a group of Jewish people herded into a synagogue; being told the Jewish community must be liquidated; witnessing the arrival of trucks full of Jews to the town; and witnessing how those who participated in the shooting received Jewish property.
    Ildefonsas Bičkus
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2008 May 05
    creation: Mažeikiai (Telšių apskritis, 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
    Bičkus, Ildefonsas.
    Corporate Name
    Lithuania. Kariuomene

    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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