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Oral history interview with Karel Vašiček

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.439.1 | RG Number: RG-50.675.0001

Karel Vašiček, born in 1932 in Lipa in Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), describes the prewar Jewish community of Lipa; a concentration camp outside of Lipa and the transports that brought Jews to the camp; conditions in the camp, including the forced labor of Jews; his parents' work at the camp site; the relocation of a selection of Jews from the camp by a German SS officer; and how Jews from the camp were used to help put out a fire in the village.

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Karel Vašiček
Adam Hradilek
interview:  2011 December 11
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: 2020-09-15 09:26:02
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