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Oral history interview with Juozas Palšauskas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.114 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0114

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Juozas Palšauskas, born in Ariogala, Lithuania in 1922, discusses prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the imprisonment of the town’s Jewish population in a ghetto; seeing a mass shooting of Jews by local Lithuanians and one German; details of the mass killing; deceptions told to the Jewish prisoners; his emotional reaction to the killing; the organized auction of Jewish goods; and his decision to no longer attend church because of the priest’s involvement in the mass murder.

Interviewee
Juozas Palšauskas
Date
2005 January 15  (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 11:01:25
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