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Oral history interview with Domicele Kurlavičiene-Kirilova

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.126 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0126

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    Oral history interview with Domicele Kurlavičiene-Kirilova


    Interview Summary
    Domicele Kurlavičiene-Kirilova, born in Lithuania in 1916, discusses prewar Jewish Christian relations; witnessing transports of Jewish people being taken to the killing site; locals being summoned by the town leader to dig pits; hearing the gunfire carried out by one German commander and Lithuanian shooters; the fates of those who participated in the shooting; aiding two Jewish families who were in hiding; and the looting and appropriation of homes.
    Domicele Kurlavičiene-Kirilova
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2005 December 13
    creation: Butrimonys (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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