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Oral history interview with Aladár Vitkovič

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

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    Oral history interview with Aladár Vitkovič


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Aladár Vitkovič
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2011 September 28
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Vitkovič, Aladár.

    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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