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Oral history interview with Jindra Kubánková

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

Jindra Kubánková, 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.


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Interviewee
Jindra Kubánková
Interviewer
Adam Hradilek
Date
interview:  2012 July 12
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:49:27
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