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Oral history interview with Magda Weigl Heath

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.97.1 | RG Number: RG-50.626.0001

Magda Weigl Heath, originally of Breclav, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), describes her childhood in Breclav, and the family's immigration to Vienna, Austria; how after the Anschluss, Magda was able to immigrate alone to England; her family returning to Czechoslovakia and what life was like for them; her father and brother immigrating to the United States; her sister joining her in England and then going to Canada; her mother's deportation first to Theresienstadt, then to Auschwitz, where she perished; and the letters her mother wrote to the family while she was in the camps.


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Interviewee
Magda W. Heath
Date
inclusive:  1938-2009
Language
English
German
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 DVD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sarah Cristal
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:40:14
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