March 15, 1939 - Formation of the German Protectorate of Czechoslovakia
while I was a student at the University of Brunn.
March - August 1939 - Personal experiences of persecution of Jews in the
September 1939 - My arrival to Hungary and the establishment of Jewish
forced labor camps in Hungary by the Hungarian regime.
1941 - Comprehensive information about Carpathian Jewish families being
deported at random by the Hungarian regime in the summer of 1941 to German
occupied Galicia, becuase they lacked identity of their Hungarian citizenship.
These Jews were later killed in Kaminetz podolsk
1942 - Partial deployment of Jews in forced labor camps to the German occupied
Soviet territories and war front to assist in the German war effort as
The brutal torture, starvation and execution of Jews in labor camps by
the Hungarian Army.
1942-1944 - My experience in the Jewish forced labor camps in the occupied
March 1944 - My unit of forced labor camps is returned to Hungary.
March 1944 - Germans freely enter allied Hungary.
April 1944 - Hungarians enforcement of German sanctions against the Jews
and the formation of ghettos in the Carpathia. Elimination of human rights
and free movement, wearing of yellow Magen David (Jewish Star).
Expulsion of Jews from their homes by the Hungarians and the establishment
of ghettos, including the ghetto of Berehovo.
Deportation - the nightmare of the three day journey to Aushwitz in locked
cattle cars in barbaric and inhumane conditions.
May 18, 1944 - Arrival to Aushwitz. Dr. Mengele's selection process - assignment
to work or death in the crematorium.
A personal eyewitness account of my arrival to Aushwitz and my experience
My first days in Aushwitz and my recollection of the atrocities I witnessed.
May 25 1944 - February 15 1945 - Re-assignment to the concentration camp
at Wolfsberg (belonging to Gross Rosen main facility) and my stay there.
A Description of the SS guards and the slave labor at the Wolfsberg Concentration
Camp. (A sketch of the camp is also described.)
February 1945 - Evacuation of Camp Wolfsberg and the DEATH MARCH to an
March 1945 - The inhumane journey in open cattle wagons - to unknown destination
which turned out to be Bergen Belsen.
March 1, 1945 - April 15, 1945 - Arrival in Bergen Belsen. A detailed description
of the living conditions in block #5. The horrific death scenes of thousands
of corpses all around. (Description of this portion is 1 and 1/2 hours.)
My last days at Bergen Belsen and my miraculous survival.
April 15, 1945 - The liberation of Bergen Belsen by the British Army.
The Aushwitz Album - 72 photographs.
Conclusion and personal recollections of a survivor of Bergen Belsen.
The original video tape was specially produced
and sent to the Memorial Museum of Bergen Belsen at their request. This
tape documented by myself, a survivor of the camp, is a testimony to the
horrors endured by Jews during this gruesome period of Nazi persecution
and to the memory of all those who perished.
I have authentic documentation about the years
of the Holocaust useful for historians or reasearchers of Holocaust events.
Some, are one of a kind. I also posses memorabilia. Beside these, I have
a large amount of eyewtiness accounts documented on video tapes.
251-174th Street Apt. #916
Miami Beach Florida 33162
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