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Oral history interview with Georgij Stančonok

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.2 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0002

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Georgij Stančonok, born in Lithuania, describes the Jewish family that lived in his village; the Jewish families that lived in nearby Semeliskes, Lithuania; the sight of German soldiers at the beginning of the war; the mass killing of the Jewish population; how his father and other locals were forced to dig mass burial; hiding Jews until his family was denounced to authorities; the lack of knowledge amongst local townspeople that Jews were going to be killed; and the burning of the Jewish home in his village.

Interviewee
Georgij Stanconok
Date
1998 April 14  (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 10:38:37
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