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Oral history interview with Anna Teich

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1414 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1414

Anna Teich, born on May 14, 1920 in Malá Toroňa, Czechoslovakia (now Malá Tŕňa, Slovakia), discusses her wartime experiences beginning with the Hungarian occupation of southern Czechoslovakia in 1938; her family's deportation to Kamenets-Podolski in 1941; her escape from the concentration camp in Kamenets-Podolski; her journey on foot to Budapest, Hungary; the violence toward Jews that accompanied the rise of the Szalasi government in 1944; receiving aid from Raoul Wallenberg; liberation by the Soviets; living for four years in Deggendorf displaced persons camp in Germany; and immigrating to the United States.


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Interviewee
Anna Teich
Date
interview:  1983 April 11
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-11-17 15:12:15
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