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Oral history interview with Elena Rimulaitienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.234 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0234

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Elena Rimulaitienė, born in Tytuvėnai, Lithuania in 1926, discusses the size of her village's prewar Jewish community; witnessing the burning of sacred objects in the synagogue; the arrest of Jewish men first and then women and children seperately; hearing that Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers) were the perpetrators of a mass shooting; seeing the burial pits following the shooting; looting; and learning after the war that a village family saved a Jewish man.

Interviewee
Elena Rimulaitienė
Date
2009 March 19  (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 11:10:23
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