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Oral history interview with Magdaléna Pribylincová

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.54 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0054

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    Oral history interview with Magdaléna Pribylincová


    Interview Summary
    Magdaléna Pribylincová, born in 1924 in the village of Hrabovec nad Laborcom in the Prešov Region of Slovakia, describes attending middle school in the city of Prešov and having Jewish classmates and a Jewish friend; her family being accused of hiding a Jewish man, and Germans coming to their house to look for him; SS troops burning down the nearby village of Zlatá Baňa; a large bombing in 1945, and her family hiding in the cellar of a pub with other groups of people; Russian soldiers ordering her mother to bake cakes all night; and hearing a radio announcement in Poprad, Slovakia, that said women raped by Russian soldiers could go to the hospital and get an abortion.
    Magdaléna Pribylincová
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2016 February 09
    creation: Poprad (Slovakia)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

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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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