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Oral history interview with Ona Macienė

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

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

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.

Interviewee
Ona Maciene
Date
2000 August 18  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
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
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:54:09
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