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Oral history interview with Janina Markevičienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.113 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0113

Janina Markevičienė, born in Jonava, Lithuania in 1924, discusses living with a Jewish family after the beginning of German occupation; sharing food with the Jewish family; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community; Janova’s destruction by fire during the invasion of German forces; seeing convoys of Jews being taken to be executed by Lithuanian collaborators and German soldiers; corpses in the river; details of the mass shootings; anti-Jewish violence; and local villagers beating a German officer.


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Interviewee
Janina Markevičiene
Interviewer
Alicija Žukauskaitė
Date
interview:  2005 January 14
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: 2021-02-16 15:52:32
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