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Oral history interview with Ján Balog

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

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.

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Balog, Ján
Riečanská, Eva
interview:  2011 September 28
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:53:31
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