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Oral history interview with Liudvikas Kryžauskas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.220 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0220

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Liudvikas Kryžauskas, born in Seda, Lithuania in 1926, discusses the town’s large prewar Jewish community; attending school with both Jewish and Christian children; the imprisonment of the town’s Jewish community in a barn; seeing convoys of Jewish people being forced to the killing site by Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); hearing gunfire from a mass shooting; the looting of Jewish property; a mass shooting in a second part of town; burial pits; the town priest speaking in favor of killing communists and Jews; and the arrest of some collaborators after the war.

Interviewee
Liudvikas Kryžauskas
Date
2008 June 25  (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 11:09:40
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