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Oral history interview with Jelena Domašova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.456.24 | RG Number: RG-50.568.0024

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Jelena Domašova, born in 1920 in Vyhskovskaya Volost, Latvia, describes the living conditions in Višķi during the war; the looted and abandoned buildings in the early war period; the Jewish population of Višķi; seeing the shooting of a Jewish man at the Jewish cemetery; her house being raided by German soldiers looking for partisans; the mass execution of Jews in Višķi; the mass grave; the looting of Jewish belongings by local townspeople; Germans and local collaborators burning the bodies during the retreat of German forces; and the flight of local collaborators from Višķi after the war.

Interviewee
Jelena Domašova
Date
2004 February 28  (interview)
Language
Russian
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 10:46:41
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