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Oral history interview with Johveta Incuriene

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.979 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0979

Johveta Incuriene discusses her experiences in Kaunas, Lithuania during the Holocaust; her family's transfer to the ghetto in 1941; the sufferings they endured; her decision to leave the ghetto; her defiant attitude; her many movements in and out of the ghetto; the many friends and acquaintances in Kaunas and in the countryside who hid her during these years; the dangerous encounters she had with Lithuanian and German police, soldiers and guards; marrying; her mother's death in Estonia; her father's death in the ghetto; and her return to Kaunas after the war to find that the Jewish population had been decimated.

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Interviewee
Johveta Incuriene
Interviewer
Moshe Morris
Date
interview:  1991 September 06
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:53:13
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