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Oral history interview with Jan Jančí

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

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.


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Interviewee
Jančí, Jan
Interviewer
Hradilek, Adam
Date
interview:  2015 August 04
Language
Czech
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:09:34
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