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Oral history interview with Stanislava Gaučienė

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

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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.

Interviewee
Stanislava Gauciene
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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