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Oral history interview with Mordechai Livni

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.207 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0207

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

Mordechai Livni, born on February 18, 1926 in Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), discusses antisemitism in Czechoslovakia; his older brother's travels to Palestine with the Agudath Israel group; the establishment of anti-Jewish laws; life and work in Terezin in July 1943; participation in the beautification project in Terezin before the Red Cross visit; being active with social work and assistance with the elderly in Terezin; conditions in Auschwitz; travel to Kaufering camp number four; creating a model of Kaufering's sleeping quarters, now kept at Yad Vashem; being marched to Dachau; being liberated by the Americans; traveling to Pilsen, Czech Republic; being guided by American transports manned by Czech officers; returning to Prague; his discovery that he was the only survivor from his family left in Europe; his trip to Slovakia, where he worked as a counselor to a group planning to immigrate to Israel; and immigrating with his wife and son to Israel in May 1949.

Interviewee
Mordechai Livni
Date
1995 June 04  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
7 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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