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Oral history interview with Michal Patrik

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

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.


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Interviewee
Michal Patrik
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Geography
creation: Medzilaborce (Slovakia)
Language
Slovak
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:53:32
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