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Oral history interview with Genė Racickienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.33 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0033

Genė Racickienė, born in Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community in her hometown and her relationships with them; the fence surrounding the Jewish ghetto and the Lithuanian guards; local women throwing food into the ghetto; hearing the mass shooting and being told about it by her parents; and her mother witnessing two Jewish women lifting their children in front of the church begging for them to be saved.

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Interviewee
Gene Racickiene
Interviewer
Saulius Berzinis
Date
interview:  1998 September 22
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:43:54
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