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Oral history interview with Antanas Vailionis

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.144 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0144

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Antanas Vailionis, born in 1908 in Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of Seirijai and the surrounding area; the persecution of the Jews under German occupation; the roundup and imprisonment of local Jews by German and Lithuanian soldiers; digging what became the mass grave for the Jews of Seirijai; the mass shooting of local Jews by German and Lithuanian soldiers; and the looting of Jewish owned belongings.

Interviewee
Antanas Vailionis
Date
2005 December 20  (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 11:04:41
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