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Oral history interview with Vladas Kersnauskas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.71 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0071

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Vladas Kersnauskas, born in Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of his hometown; anti-Jewish rumors; the harsh treatment of Jewish women by partisans; his mother utilizing the forced labor of Jewish women; local Nazi collaborators who participated in the mass shootings of Jews; details of the executions; visiting the mass grave after the shooting; the looting of Jewish property; and the opening of the mass graves after the war.

Interviewee
Vladas Kersnauskas
Date
2000 August 20  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
3 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 10:55:26
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