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Oral history interview with Piotr Sawlewicz

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

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    Oral history interview with Piotr Sawlewicz


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Piotr Sawlewicz
    Saulius Berzinis
    interview:  2000 August 15
    creation: Ožkiniai (Vilnius, Lithuania)?
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Sawlewicz, Piotr.

    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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