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Oral history interview with Marija Zacharevič

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.6 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0006

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Marija Zacharevič, born in Ponary (Paneriai), Lithuania, describes the poverty of the Jewish population before the war; the relocation of Jews into the Vilna ghetto; her family’s attempt to hide a Jewish man in their home; hearing gunfire from the direction of a mass shootings; the proximity of her village to the burial pits; seeing Jews being taken in the direction of the killing site in Ponary; the burning of the corpses; the reactions of local townspeople to the shootings; and threats from German soldiers to kill anyone who rescued Jews.

Interviewee
Marija Zacharevic
Date
1998 April 15  (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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