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Oral history interview with Algirdas Raila

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.102 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0102

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Algirdas Raila, born in Kėdainiai, Lithuania in 1932, discusses prewar Jewish life in Kėdainiai; visiting the ghetto in his town to deliver milk to the prisoners; the roundup and mass shooting of the town’s Jewish community; recognizing the shooters; visiting empty Jewish houses after the shooting; looting by local townspeople; and the living and work conditions in two labor camps set up on his family’s property for Jewish and Lithuanian prisoners.

Interviewee
Algirdas Raila
Date
2004 September 10  (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 10:59:56
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