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Oral history interview with Jonas Merfeldas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.37 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0037

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Jonas Merfeldas, born in 1914 in Dovydiškiai, Lithuania, describes the beginning of the war; actions of the Lithuanian partisans and members of the Šauliai; his duties as a guard in the Jewish ghetto; witnessing the march of the Jewish community to the mass shooting site; and the looting and sale of Jewish property.

Interviewee
Jonas Merfeldas
Date
1998 September 23  (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 10:49:38
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