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Oral history interview with Stanislava Spiridonova

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.97 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0097

Stanislava Spiridonova, born in 1917 in Plungė, Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of Plungė; working for a Jewish employers; the round up of local Jews into the synagogue by local collaborators; bringing food to the imprisoned Jews; the backgrounds of local collaborators; the transportation of the Jews to the mass shooting site; details of the mass shooting; the looting of Jewish owned belongings; local collaborators moving into Jewish owned homes; the fates of the Jews who fled to the Soviet Union during the war and then returned to Lithuania; the fates of some local collaborators, including how they escaped to the United States; and the memorial at the mass grave in Kaušėnai, Lithuania.

Alicija Žukauskaitė
interview:  2004 September 08
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:44:08
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