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Oral history interview with Michal Patrik

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.67 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0063

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    Oral history interview with Michal Patrik


    Interview Summary
    Michal Patrik, born in 1926 in the village of Čertižné, Medzilaborce District in Slovakia, describes hearing on the radio that Slovakia would be a country without Jews; guards taking Jews to concentration camps; having a girlfriend who was a Jew and hiding her at his home; a guard looking for his girlfriend and saying they would take him away if he didn’t hand her over; calling his girlfriend out, and the guards taking her to Poland.
    Michal Patrik
    Eva Riečanská
    creation: Medzilaborce (Slovakia)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

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    Personal Name
    Patrik, Michal, 1926-

    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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