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Sara Ginaite

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 12.04-12.15pm, on bbc radio 4
sara ginaite: lithuanian jewish partisan (in the witness series) (presented by alex last)

“The story of Sara Ginaite, a young Jewish Lithuanian who escaped the ghetto in the city of Kaunas to join communist partisans in the forest. She speaks about her life on the frontline of the battle against the Nazis.”

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Sara Ginaite

last tuesday morning (november 13th), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday evening)
sara ginaite: lithuanian jewish partisan (presented by alex last) (in the witness series)

Resisting the Nazis in Lithuania:
During World War Two, a young Jewish woman, Sara Ginaite, escaped from the Kaunas Ghetto in Lithuania to fight the Nazis,
With her husband Misha, she joined a detachment of communist-led partisans in the Rudnicki forest.
They took part in the liberation of Vilnius, where she was famously photographed by a Soviet officer.
Now 92, Sara speaks to Alex Last.”

(see also http://www.mosaic-press.com/product/resistance-and-survival-the-jewish-community-in-kaunas-1941-1944/) (more…)

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