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Oral history interview with Willi Groag

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.52 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0052

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Willi Groag, born on August 7, 1914, in Olmvetz, Moravia, describes how after Germany invaded Czechoslovakia he tried to leave but was unable to do so; teaching school from 1939 to 1940; going to Hachshara for agricultural training; leaving the farm in January 1942 and anticipating the transport of all Jews from Olmvetz; Willi describes his transport to Terezin, life in the ghetto, his work in the children's house, and transports from Terezin; art in the ghetto and the artists Karl Fleischmann, Peter Kien, Leo Haas, and Ferdinand Bloch; and the Red Cross visits and beautification of the ghetto for those visits.

Interviewee
Willi Groag
Date
1993 June 17  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
14 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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