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Oral history interview with Helena Faltínová

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.30 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0030

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Helena Faltínová, born in 1926 in Spišská Sobota, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), describes growing up in Košice; the prewar Jewish community of Košice; local Hungarians searching for communists and denouncing townspeople; witnessing a deportation of local Jews; conditions for Jews during the war; witnessing a hanging of communists, Jews, and partisans by German soldiers and Nyilasi; the treatment of local townspeople by Nyilasi members; local townspeople attempting to help Jews; a Jewish ghetto in Kosice; and her Jewish boss who survived a concentration camp.

Interviewee
Helena Faltínová
Date
2014 April 10  (interview)
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-08-13 12:51:11
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