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Oral history interview with Avivit Kashiv

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.72 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0072

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Avivit Kashiv, born in 1932 in Siauliai, Lithuania, discusses her family; visiting Palestine in 1935; the outbreak of war in Lithuania; the withdrawal of the Russians and the German occupation; her father starting a Zionist underground; how in July 1941 wealthy Jews were sent to Siberia; entering the ghetto in Carcas and conditions there; being in a children’s work group; smuggling food into the ghetto and bartering for food; going to another ghetto in Krakov in September 1943; mass murders committed in the ghettos; her deportation to Stutthof concentration camp; daily conditions at Stutthof; her selection for forced labor, digging an anti-tank ditch; the approach of the Russian front and evacuation of the camp; being marched towards Germany; her liberation by the Russians on January 1945; traveling through abandoned villages to Bialystok, Poland and then to Lodz, Poland; her time in Kibbutz Dror and a kibbutz in Landsberg; and her life before and after immigrating to Israel.

Avivit Kashiv
1994 February  (interview)
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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