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Oral history interview with Juozas Abramavičius

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.44 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0044

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

Juozas Abramavičius, born in Kursenai, Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of his hometown; pogroms which occurred in his hometown before the war; local townspeople celebrating Soviet forces passing through the town; some Jewish families who escaped to the Soviet Union at the beginning of the war; the arrival of the German forces; restrictions placed on the Jews; the establishment of the Jewish ghetto; and the mass murder of Jewish men in the woods.

Interviewee
Juozas Abramavicius
Date
1998 September 24  (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 10:50:51
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