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Oral history interview with Andrej Balog

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.9 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0009

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    Oral history interview with Andrej Balog


    Interview Summary
    Andrej Balog, born July 5, 1937 in Petrovce, Slovakia, discusses the peaceful relationship between a large Jewish family and their non-Jewish neighbors in his village; the lack of discrimination between Jews and non-Jews before the war; watching the deportation of the Jewish family by members of the Hlinka Guard in 1942; the selling of the family’s personal belongings; the opening of a school in the Jewish family’s house; hearing about one of the son’s from the family returning to Petrovce after the war; his memories of partisan activity; seeing hiding places for partisans and Jews from Hanusovce; a Hlinka Party membership card he found; his memories of partisans landing at an airport on August 20, 1944; and how a paratrooper got caught in a tree and had to be rescued.
    Andrej Balog
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2011 September 27
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Balog, Andrej.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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