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Oral history interview with Antanas Zabitis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.98 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0098

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Antanas Zabitis, born in 1919 in Videikiu, Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of Plungė, Lithuania; the Soviet occupation of Lithuania in 1940; the beginning of the war, including the German invasion in 1941; the roundup of the Jewish community and their imprisonment in the synagogue; the mass shooting of the Jewish community; his forced labor burying the dead in the mass burial site in Kaušėnai, Lithuania; restrictions placed on local townspeople; and his emotional reaction to the mass murder of the Jewish community.

Interviewee
Antanas Zabitis
Date
2004 September 08  (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 10:59:23
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