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Oral history interview with Albinas Pakalka

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.13 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0013

Albinas Pakalka, born in Lithuania, describes his family life and acquaintances with the Jews before the war; his father’s attempt to persuade German guards to release Jews; the killing of Soviet prisoners of war by German SS forces; the killing the Jewish population from the town of Naumiestis; finding small personal items near the burial pit; the use of exploding bullets by soldiers; the participation of local townspeople in covering the mass graves; and the interaction of soldiers with local townspeople.


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Interviewee
Albinas Pakalka
Interviewer
Saulius Berzinis
Date
interview:  1998 April 17
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-24 14:46:47
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