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Oral history interview with Ján Balog

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.11 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0011

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    Oral history interview with Ján Balog


    Interview Summary
    Jan Balog, born February 10, 1926 in Hlinne, Slovakia, discusses the deportation of Jews who lived in the Slovak State; seeing a family acquaintance Jakob Karpel and his sisters being taken away on a wagon; seeing Jews wearing yellow Star of David badges; his memories of Jakob Karpel and other Jews working on railroad construction; seeing Jakob Karpel’s younger brother Adolf planting trees in the forest for work; and bringing water to forced laborers at the railroad construction site.
    Ján Balog
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2011 September 28
    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, Jan.

    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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