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Oral history interview with Kazimieras Kraujelis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.27 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0027

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Kazimieras Kraujelis, born in Lithuania, describes digging mass burial pits; a mass shooting of the Jewish community, including details of the execution; hearing a perpetrator describe details about the mass murder, including how he allowed one wounded victim to escape; the perpetrators, including their status as local townspeople or policemen and their enjoyment of killing; helping one of his Jewish neighbors survive the war; the shooting of political prisoners and Jews in Saldutiskis, Lithuania; the looting of Jewish property by local townspeople; the fates of the perpetrators after the war.

Interviewee
Kazimieras Kraujelis
Date
1998 September 20  (interview)
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
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