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Oral history interview with Helena Belunková

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

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

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.

Interviewee
Helena Belunková
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Date
2012 September 25  (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 10:46:12
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