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Oral history interview with Stanislava Gaučienė

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

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.


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Interviewee
Stanislava Gauciene
Interviewer
Saulius Berzinis
Date
interview:  1998 September 23
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 15:43:55
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