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Oral history interview with Pablo Dukes

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.17 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0017

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Pablo Dukes, born in 1928 in an area of Czechoslovakia that is now Slovakia, describes his family, community, and education before the war; studying at a Jewish school in Budapest, Hungary from 1941 to 1944; the antisemitism he experienced from his teachers; being deported to Auschwitz in 1944; the death march from Auschwitz to Katowice, Poland; being transported by train to an empty hangar and then to Flossenbürg, Germany; evacuating the camp; the Allies bombing the train and walking through Bavaria until he reached a village; returning to his town after the war; living in Budapest; returning to Slovakia; immigrating to Israel in 1949; and immigrating many years later to Chile to join his uncle and brother.

Interviewee
Pablo Dukes
Interviewer
Alejandra Nudman
Date
2011 May 20  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:44:40
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