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Oral history interview with Stanislava Gaučienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.38 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0038

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    Oral history interview with Stanislava Gaučienė


    Interview Summary
    Stanislava Gaučienė, born in Lithuania, describes seeing the digging of burial pits on a neighboring property, which then spread to the property of her family; her request that burial pits not be dug on her property, which was ignored; leaving home for two days during the mass shootings; her husband hearing the singing of the Lithuanian perpetrators who participated in the mass shooting; seeing people taking the clothing of the victims; not being allowed to work the piece of property where the burial pit was located; sheltering a Jewish man for a night; the man's reaction to the mass shooting; and desiring to plant trees over the burial pits after the war, and being given money by Jews for the piece of land.
    Stanislava Gauciene
    Saulius Berzinis
    interview:  1998 September 23
    creation: Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocasette (Betacam SP).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Gaučienė, Stanislava.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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