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Oral history interview with Aleksandras Icikavičius

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.240 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0240

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    Oral history interview with Aleksandras Icikavičius


    Interview Summary
    Aleksandras Icikavičius, born in 1923 in Kaunas, Lithuania, describes his work in Skuodas; the invasion of German forces; the separation of the Jewish community from the town; his imprisonment at the House of the Riflemen Union with Jews and Soviet activists; mass shootings of Jews, Soviet activists, and prisoners of war; how a German officer saved him from being shot; joining a German military unit; and witnessing the forced labor of Jewish prisoners.
    Aleksandras Icikavičius
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2010 March 28
    creation: Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Baltaraiščiai (Group)

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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