Holocaust testimony (HVT-4218) interviewed by Ingrid Antalová and René Lužica
- Bratislava, Slovakia : Milan Šimečka Foundation, 1998
- Interview Date
- September 25, 1998.
- 3 copies: 1/2 in. VHS master; Betacam SP submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Katarina B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4218). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Katarina B., a Catholic Romani, who was born in Kúty, Czechoslovakia (presently Slovakia) in 1928. She recalls a teacher who encouraged Romani children to attend school; learning to read; formation of the Slovak Republic resulting in persecution of Romanies and Jews, particularly by Hlinka guards and the police; hearing of the deportation of the three Jewish families from her village; frequent beatings and extreme poverty; hiding in the forest and with her future husband in Brodské; liberation by Soviet troops; former Hlinka guards receiving no punishment and living among them; improved conditions after the war; and sending all of her children to school.