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Oral history interview with Gabrielus Žemkalnis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.224 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0224

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Gabrielus Žemkalnis, born in Kačerginė near Kaunas, Lithuania in 1929, discusses the outbreak of war between the Soviets and Nazi Germany; witnessing the Lietukis Garage Massacre; joining an anti-fascist movement at the age of 15; publishing an underground newspaper; being arrested and sent to concentration camps in Germany; his release at war’s end; and his mother and father’s role in hiding Jewish people during the war.

Interviewee
Gabrielus Žemkalnis
Date
2008 June 27  (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 11:09:53
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