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Meir Korn, born 1899, Vievis, Lithuania Meir Korn, born 1899, Vievis, Lithuania YVA O.71/83

Testimony of Meir Korn regarding the murder of Jewish women and children from Zasliai, Vievis and Semeliskes in the vicinity of Semeliškės, October 6, 1941:
The women and children from Zasliai, the Vievis Jews and the Jews from Semeliškės were taken to a place not far from the village and shot. This took place on October 6, 1941. The Zasliai women and children were brought to Semeliskes on September 22, 1941, the first day of Rosh Hashanah.
On Monday, October 6, 1941, the first day of Sukkot, the police and the partisans drove out the Semeliškės Jews from the hall. They made them line up in groups, herded them on foot exactly one kilometer from the village, and shot them all. They did the same thing with the Jews from Vievis and Zasliai. The pit is located near a forest not far from the village.
YVA O.71/833
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