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Oral history interview with Ladislav Demčko

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.20 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0020

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

Ladislav Demčko, born in 1932 in Czechoslovakia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Bardejov; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community during the war; the Hlinka Guards; an incident in which members of the Hitler Youth attacked a group of Jews; violent acts by local townspeople against members of the Jewish community; the deportation of local Jews by Hlinka Guards and Ukrainian soldiers; a local townsman who denounced Jews; the auctioning of Jewish owned property; and the return of some Jews after the war.

Interviewee
Ladislav Demčko
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Date
2012 September 24  (interview)
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 10:45:38
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