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Oral history interview with Aldona Dranseikienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.110 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0110

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Aldona Dranseikienė, born in Šeduikiškio, Lithuania in 1932, discusses the beginning of the war; the prewar Jewish communities of Panemunėlis and Rokiškis; the creation of a ghetto in nearby Rokiškis; providing aid to ghetto prisoners; living conditions in the ghetto; anti-Jewish violence; witnessing mass shootings of Jews; details of the killings; local collaborators who assisted in the murder of the Jewish population; visiting the mass burial sites; the looting of Jewish belongings; the attitudes of local townspeople toward local collaborators; and the arrest of her uncle.

Interviewee
Aldona Dranseikiene
Date
2005 January 13  (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 11:00:55
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