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Oral history interview with Laimonas Noreika

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.96 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0096

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

Laimonas Noreika, born in 1926 in Joniškis, Lithuania, describes his family and their move to Kaunas, Lithuania; the invasion of German forces; the deportation of his Jewish employer; the sight of the ruins of Aleksotas Bridge covered with Soviet corpses; witnessing the beatings and torture of prisoners at the Lietukis Garage; brutality against local Jews, including roundups and forced labor; working for a Jewish employer; the transport of Jews to the Vilijampolė ghetto; refusing to take clothing looted from victims at the Ninth Fort; and his relationships with the Jewish community of Kaunas.

Interviewee
Laimonas Noreika
Date
2004 September 07  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 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 10:59:09
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