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Oral history interview with Algirdas Raila

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

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.


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Interviewer
Alicija Žukauskaitė
Date
interview:  2004 September 10
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:44:09
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