Peter B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4210) interviewed by Ingrid Antalová and René Lužica
- Bratislava, Slovakia : Milan Šimečka Foundation, 1998
- Interview Date
- September 20, 1998.
- 3 copies: 1/2 in. VHS master; Betacam SP submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Peter B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4210). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Peter B., a Catholic Romani, who was born in Žlkovce, Czechoslovakia (presently Slovakia) in 1935. He recalls living in Hrkovce; staying in underground shelters during bombings; harassment by the Hlinka guard; his grandmother's abduction by them; deportation of a Jewish family and of his uncle; vandalism of houses by the Hlinka guard; liberation by Soviet troops; playing music for them; receiving a horse from a Soviet soldier, which was taken by a Hlinka guard; the Soviets providing them with food; moving to Prague; military enlistment; returning home after two years; and leaving the Romani lifestyle, as did some of his siblings.