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Oral history interview with Jan Jančí

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.439.47 | RG Number: RG-50.675.0047

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    Oral history interview with Jan Jančí


    Interview Summary
    Jan Jančí, born in 1919 in the village of Veselíčko, Přerov District, Czechoslovakia (now in Czech Republic), describes going to primary school in the village of Javoříčko in the 1930s; attending farming school and taking over a farm; Gestapo arresting him at his home on charges of supporting partisans, then putting him in prison in the city of Olomouc for 11 months in 1944; being beaten in prison; SS men going to Javoříčko and shooting people and setting homes on fire; later burying 38 people in Javoříčko.
    Jan Jančí
    Adam Hradilek
    interview:  2015 August 04
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 digital file : MPEG-4.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Jančí, Jan, 1919-

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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