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Oral history interview with Helena Belunková

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.22 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0022

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    Oral history interview with Helena Belunková


    Interview Summary
    Helena Belunková, born in 1920 in Czechoslovakia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Raslavice; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community during the war; local members of the Hlinka Guard; her marriage in 1942; the persecution of Jews, Czechs, and Roma by the Hlinka Guard; witnessing the deportation of the Jewish population; Hlinka Guard members searching for Jews in hiding; local Jews who went into hiding; the auctioning of Jewish owned property, which was purchased by local townspeople; and the conversion of some Jews to Christianity during the war.
    Helena Belunková
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2012 September 25
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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