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Oral history interview with Jan Holomek

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0445.4 | RG Number: RG-50.444.0004

Jan Holomek, born and raised in Jalubí, recollects events and talks about his experiences between 1943 and 1945, highlighting the deportation of Roma (including him) from his native village in the district of Uherské Hradiště; life and the neighborhood before they were taken by the Czech police; life inside the concentration camps Auschwitz and Buchenwald, the work they performed, and the treatment they received from the guards; and the death march which he and fellow prisoners were forced to take just before the war ended.


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Interviewee
Jan Holomek
Date
interview:  1997 March 08
Language
Czech
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:35:47
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