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Oral history interview with Vojtěch Peřina

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.439.5 | RG Number: RG-50.675.0005

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Vojtěch Peřina, born in 1928 in Tabor, Czechoslovakia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Tabor; positive relations between Jews and non-Jews; his Jewish uncle; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community beginning in 1941; the decision for his aunt and Jewish uncle to formally divorce to protect his aunt; the relocation of his uncle to a designated house and his forced labor; bringing food to his uncle and other imprisoned Jews; the deportation of the Jews to Terezin in 1942; his uncle's death; his aunt's death by suicide; executions of Czech intelligentsia by Schutzpolizei; and the return of some Jews to Tabor after the war.

Interviewee
Vojtěch Peřina
Interviewer
Adam Hradilek
Date
2011 December 11  (interview)
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:40:16
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