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Peter B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4210) interviewed by Ingrid Antalová and René Lužica

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4210

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.

Author/Creator
B., Peter, 1935-
Published
Bratislava, Slovakia : Milan Šimečka Foundation, 1998
Interview Date
September 20, 1998.
Language
Slovak
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/5205199
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