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Oral history interview with Alfonsas Navašinskas

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.78 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0078

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    Oral history interview with Alfonsas Navašinskas


    Interview Summary
    Alfonsas Navašinskas, born in Lithuania, describes his parents' wartime contacts with his relatives in the United States and with the local Jewish community; the support of local Jews for the Soviet regime; hiding a Jewish man, who was denounced and relocated to Alytus, Lithuania; bringing Jews to Alytus; local Nazi collaborators guarding the Jewish ghetto; the mass shooting of local Jews; details of the mass shooting; German soldiers torturing prisoners of war; local townspeople organizing the auction of Jewish property; the deportation of collaborators; collaborators fleeing to the United States; and the construction of a monument for murdered Jews.
    Alfonsas Navasinskas
    Saulius Berzinis
    interview:  2001 May 08
    creation: Ei?i?nai (Alytus, Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Navašinskas, Alfonsas.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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