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Oral history interview with Aladár Vitkovič

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.12 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0012

Aladár Vítkovič, born in 1933 in Hanušovce, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), describes the Jewish community of Hanušovce before the war; how some Jews went into hiding in 1942 after the passage of anti-Jewish laws and the beginning of deportations; the deportation of the Jews; the acquisition of empty Jewish homes by non-Jews following deportations; arrangements between Jews and their neighbors to take valuable items for safekeeping; the work of his father as a blacksmith at a railroad bridge construction; how as of 1944, all the Jews of Hanušovce were either deported or in hiding; and the aftermath of the war.

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Vitkovič, Aladár
Riečanská, Eva
interview:  2011 September 28
2 videocassettes (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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