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Oral history interview with Jovita Benetienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.65 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0065

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Jovita Benetienė, born in Lithuania, describes the Jewish doctor who resided with her family before the war; the bombing of her hometown; hiding in the fields and forests with the residents of her hometown; the arrival of German forces; the beginning of the persecution of the Jews; the torture and humiliation of local Jewish community members; bringing food to the local synagogue for the Jewish community; and details of mass shootings of Jews and local townspeople.

Interviewee
Jovita Benetiene
Date
2000 August 18  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
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 10:54:20
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