Dagmar Lieblová memoir
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- USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Dagmar Lieblova, 2015.
Memoir, typescript, 45 pages, English translation of Czech original, describing the experiences of Dagmar Lieblová, originally of Kutná Hora, Czechoslovakia, in which she describes her childhood in Kutná Hora, the Jewish community there, the German annexation of Bohemia and Moravia, the subsequent introduction of anti-Semitic policies, the deportation of her family to Theresienstadt, the daily life during her 18 months of internment there, her participation in the children's play "Brundibár," her subsequent deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau and experiences as a forced laborer there, the murder of her family there, and her deportation to Hamburg to work as a forced laborer, and then at the Bergen-Belsen camp and her liberation there in 1945. The memoir also describes her post-war experiences, including her return to Czechoslovakia, her marriage to Petr Liebl, and her university studies and subsequent career as a secondary school teacher.
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