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Oral history interview with Vytautas Pangonis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.237 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0237

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Vytautas Pangonis, born in Balbieriškis, Lithuania in 1927, discusses his town's prewar Jewish community; the beginning of the German occupation; the arrest of Jewish men first and then Jewish women and children seperately; witnessing the transport of the Jewish population out of town; hearing about their deaths; looting by Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); and finding gold objects hidden on a Jewish estate after the war.

Interviewee
Vytautas Pangonis
Date
2009 March 20  (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 11:10:31
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