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Oral history interview with Jonas Baura

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.29 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0029

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Jonas Baura, born in Lithuania, describes his life and childhood; the prewar Jewish community in his village; witnessing a group of Jews driven through the town of Dusetos, Lithuania by German and Lithuanian soldiers; joining the procession and being mixed in the column, and then not being permitted to leave to go toward his village by a German soldier; being recognized by a guard and being permitted to leave; hearing about the mass execution of the Jewish community, including details of the shooting; Lithuanian guards discussing the atrocities they committed; collaborators receiving gold; and Soviet partisans seeking one of the perpetrators.

Interviewee
Jonas Baura
Date
1998 September 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 10:47:57
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