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Oral history interview with Jindra Kubánsková

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.439.13 | RG Number: RG-50.675.0013

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Jindra Kubánsková, born in 1923 in Nove Mesto, Czechoslovakia, describes moving to Chomutov; the prewar Jewish community of Chomutov, including her Jewish classmates and friends; leaving Chomutov before the German occupation and relocating to Prague in 1938; attending a German school in 1938 and being treated poorly by the German students there; living with a Jewish family in Prague; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community during the German occupation; a roundup of Jews, including her Jewish neighbors; a Jewish family leaving their belongings with her father in the basement and how they were destroyed later by a Soviet soldier after he had been detained there due to massive alcohol intoxication; finding her Jewish friend had survived the concentration camps; and being shocked by the transformation of her friend and other Jewish acquaintances due to their time spent in camps.

Interviewee
Jindra Kubánsková
Interviewer
Adam Hradilek
Date
2012 July 12  (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 10:43:23
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