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Oral history interview with Vytautas Žemaitis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.140 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0140

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Vytautas Žemaitis, born in 1926 in Šakiai, Lithuania, describes restrictions placed upon the Jewish community under German occupation; details of mass shootings of Jews by German soldiers and local collaborators; the looting of Jewish owned belongings by local townspeople; the escape of collaborators from Soviet forces; and visiting the mass gravesite.

Interviewee
Vytautas Žemaitis
Date
2005 December 19  (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 11:04:19
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