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Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia 1 koruna coin owned by a Hungarian Jewish youth and former concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2012.409.7

Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia 1 koruna coin that belonged to Ladislav Glattstein. It was issued in 1944 in the region of Czechoslovakia occupied by Nazi Germany in March 1939. Ladislav, 18, and his family lived in Munkacs, Czechoslovakia (Mukacheve, Ukraine), which was annexed by Hungary in fall 1938. In 1942, Ladislav was conscripted into a Hungarian forced labor battalion. He was sent to Nagybana labor camp, and, in 1944, to the Ukraine and Balf labor camp. In January 1945, Ladislav was transported to Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria, and in March, via death march to Gunskirchen subcamp. The camp was liberated by the US Third Army on May 5, 1945. Ladislav's father Julius and his sisters, Edith and Klari, were deported to Auschwitz in May 1944; only Edith survived. Ladislav emigrated to El Paso, Texas, with the assistance of his maternal grandparents and uncles in June 1946.

issue:  1944
issue: Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate, 1939-1945)
Exchange Media
Object Type
Coins (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Larry A. Gladstone, M.D.
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:27:23
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