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Oral history interview with Vladas Daujotas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.53 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0053

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Vladas Daujotas, born in 1921 in Seda, Lithuania, describes his family and life in the towns Darbėnai, Lithuania and Kretinga, Lithuania before the war; conditions under Soviet occupation, including the mass deportations of Lithuanians; conditions under German occupation, including restrictions placed on the Jewish community; witnessing the pogrom in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1941, including the torture of Jews at the Lietukis garage; German soldiers photographing the torture; his mother asking partisans to not harm their Jewish friends, after which she was threatened with punishment; and the sight of local townspeople giving food to Jews.

Interviewee
Vladas Daujotas
Date
2000 August 15  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
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 10:52:13
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