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Oral history interview with Domicelė Černiauskienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.131 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0131

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Domicelė Černiauskienė, born in 1925 in Lithuania, describes the arrival of German forces in Vištytis; the persecution of the Jewish community and local townspeople suspected of communist ties; local townsmen guarding the basements in which prisoners were locked; learning that Jews were going to be killed; watching the transportation of prisoners to the murder site; the mass murders of Jews and communists; her forced labor burying the corpses of Jewish men and suspected Soviet collaborators; the mass murder site; local collaborators who assisted in the persecutions of Jews and communists; and the looting and distribution of Jewish owned property by local policemen.

Interviewee
Domicele Černiauskiene
Date
2005 December 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 11:03:26
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