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Oral history interview with Viktoras Ašmenskas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.214 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0214

Viktoras Ašmenskas, born in Lithuania, discusses joining a group of Lithuanian forces (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); seeing groups of Jews assembled around a mass grave on his way from Lentvaris to Trakai; learning later that they were Jews; hearing gunfire from a mass shooting; witnessing the drunken state of the shooters; witnessing the roundup of the Eisiskes Jewish community; and the looting of Jewish property.


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Interviewer
Alicija Žukauskaitė
Date
interview:  2008 May 07
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:51:42
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