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Oral history interview with Piotr Sawlewicz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.52 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0052

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Piotr Sawlewicz, born in 1909 in Krzyzaki (Krzyżakach), Lithuania, describes his family; the Jewish community of the Jerozolimka village; Lithuanian collaborators who assisted in the mass murder of Jews; the mass shootings of local and non-local Jews in 1941, including details of the executions; transporting stolen clothing from the mass shooting site; the selling of the victims' clothing; the refusal of his family to purchase any of the victims' clothes; and other towns where mass killings of Jews occurred.

Interviewee
Piotr Sawlewicz
Date
2000 August 15  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 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 10:52:05
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