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Oral history interview with Ona Macienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.64 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0064

Ona Macienė, born in Lithuania, describes her family and the Jewish community of Darbėnai; her employment in the house of the local rabbi; assisting Jewish refugees from Klaipėda, Lithuania; local townspeople bringing food to the Jewish community members; actions of local Nazi collaborators; encouraging Jewish women to try to escape; a local woman who helped Jews escape; helping Jewish women escape into the forest; the mass shootings of local Jews and Soviet soldiers by German and Lithuanian soldiers; details of the mass shootings; the death of her brother; and the local priest who denounced the murder of Jews.

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Ona Maciene
Saulius Berzinis
interview:  2000 August 18
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:31
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