... Once the paratroopers finally broke into the tower itself, shots still echoed inside for quite some time. We watched as the invaders took over the tower floor by floor, as the lights would go out as they took each floor over. Towards the end, we saw them tear out our tri-colored flag from the third floor and replace it with a red one.

Lithuania, 1991.01.13 : documents, testimonies, comments. - Vilnius : State Publishing Center, 1992, p. 248.