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Oral history interview with Adelė Urbelienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.119 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0119

Adelė Urbelienė, born in Veliuona, Lithuania in 1929, discusses the friendly prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the restrictions placed on Jews and the separation of Jewish men and women; the Lithuanian and German forces guarding the synagogue, where Jewish women and children were held prisoner; forced labor; watching as Jewish men were taken to a massacre site; the massacre of women and children in the Jaučikai pine forest; the organized looting and auction of Jewish goods; and the feelings of local townspeople and the collaborators after the event.


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Interviewee
Adele Urbeliene
Interviewer
Alicija Žukauskaitė
Date
interview:  2005 January 16
Geography
creation: Veliuona (Lithuania)
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: 2021-06-15 12:30:16
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