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Oral history interview with Margita Michalčíková

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.41 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0041

Margita Michalčíková, born in 1934 in Hrčel, Slovakia, describes growing up in Hrčel; her five siblings; playing with the three children of their Jewish neighbors, the Höfnigovo (Höfnig) family; the synagogue the Jews in Hrčel attended in Novosad; the good relations between the Jews and non-Jews in their village; Jews having to wear yellow stars; the Hungarian occupation; the deportation circa 1943 of the Jews on a horse-driven wagon and led by Hungarian gendarmes; saying goodbye to her Jewish friends before they were deported; the looting of Jewish homes; and the arrival of Russian soldiers in December 1944.

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Michalčíková, Margita
Riečanská, Eva
interview:  2015 April 10
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:51:55
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