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Oral history interview with Jolana Hollander

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1399 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1399

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Jolana Hollander describes her childhood in Vari, Czechoslovakia; the beginning of anti-Jewish measures under Hungarian rule; the Nazi invasion in March 1944; being sent to a ghetto in Berehove; having to wear a yellow star; her deportation with her family to Auschwitz; daily life in Auschwitz; death march conditions in January 1945; her experiences in Ravensbruck and Dachau; being freed by German guards from another death march; her encounters with American troops; her flight to an American camp; her return home with her mother, sister and father; the fate of her brothers; her life in Hungary; her immigration to the United States in 1974; and the lasting psychological and emotional scars from the war.

Interviewee
Jolana Hollander
Interviewer
Barbara Barer
Evelyn Fielden
Anne G. Saldinger
Date
1993 July 29  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (90 min.).
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:33:45
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