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Oral history interview with Vladas Arlauskas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.40 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0040

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Vladas Arlauskas, born in 1933 in Tytuvėnai, Lithuania, describes the life of his family; living in the forest at the beginning of the war, until he and his parents were caught by German policemen; his imprisonment in a jail in Kaunas, Lithuania, including separation from his father; conditions of the prison; relocation to a holding camp for children where he was separated from his mother; the poor conditions of the holding camp, including the lack of food and frequent beatings; being shaved upon arriving at the camp; and the deaths of many of the children in the camp.

Interviewee
Vladas Arlauskas
Date
1998 September 24  (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 10:50:11
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