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Oral history interview with Feliksas Bilevičius

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.39 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0039

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Feliksas Bilevičius, born in Lithuania, describes his family; his work for Jewish employers; his family's sadness following the killing of the Jewish population; torture by German soldiers; an incident in which Jewish girl in hiding was denounced and killed; bringing food to Jews living in the ghetto; punishments for those caught assisting Jews; the burning of books from the synagogue; the Jewish community in the ghetto believing that they were going to America; the mass shooting of the Jewish population; the looting of Jewish belongings by local townspeople and the guards of the ghetto; his interrogation by the KGB for theft; and local townspeople searching the mass burial site for gold after the war.

Interviewee
Feliksas Bilevicius
Date
1998 September 23  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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 10:50:00
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