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Oral history interview with Emilija Juškevicienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.77 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0077

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Emilija Juškevicienė, born in Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of her hometown; the work of her father for a Jewish employer; restrictions placed on the Jewish community following the arrival of German forces; the mass shootings of local Jews; details of the mass shooting; her brother guarding a bridge to ensure that no Jews escaped the mass shooting; visiting the mass grave; her father fleeing as a result of threats he received for being a leftist; the looting of Jewish belongings by German soldiers; and the sale of Jewish belongings by German soldiers.

Interviewee
Emilija Juskeviciene
Date
2000 August 21  (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 10:56:23
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