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Oral history interview with Kurt Schneider

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.439.12 | RG Number: RG-50.675.0012

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

Kurt Schneider, born in 1928 in Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), describes his Jewish mother; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community during the German occupation, including his being prevented from going to school; a roundup of Jews from different districts of Prague; Jews leaving their valuables with their neighbors; the deportation of his mother's family; the deportation of his father to a labor camp at Bystrice in 1944; his deportation to Klettendorf (Klecina), Poland in 1944; his mother's deportation to Terezin in 1945; his escape from the camp in 1945 during an evacuation; and his imprisonment in Hagibor labor camp until liberation in 1945.

Interviewee
Kurt Schneider
Interviewer
Adam Hradilek
Date
2012 July 11  (interview)
Language
Czech
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 10:43:00
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