"From Flossenbürg to Freedom" and "The Backer/Bächer Families: Settling in New Lands"
Consists of a written account, in Czech and translated into English, entitled "From Flossenbürg to Freedom", written by Boleslav Kubáček, originally of Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia). Mr. Kubáček, a Catholic married to a Jewish woman who had converted to Catholicism, was arrested in October 1944 for his participation in the resistance movement and was deported to Flossenbürg in January 1945. From Flossenbürg, he was sent to Plattling, and on April 24, 1945, was sent on a death march, and was liberated in Lohnstamf, Germany on May 4, 1945. Also includes a copy of "The Backer/Bächer Families: Settling in New Lands", which describes the wartime and post-war experiences of the Backer family, originally of Kacov, Czechoslovakia.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Ivan Backer
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