Interview SummaryEdith Friedland describes her deportation from her hometown of Prague, Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia) to the Nazi concentration camp Theresienstadt near Dresden, Germany. She also spent one week in Auschwitz and a longer period of time in Oederan, she explains. She discusses her fortuitous escape from the German authorities by train to Prague. She discusses the interpretation of her own memories about these concentration camps, the social structures she observed in the camps, and her attitude toward her oppressors at the time.
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Interview KeywordAuschwitz (Concentration camp) Concentration camps. Czechoslovakia Dominican Republic--History--1930- Holocaust survivors. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Jewish refugees. Nazis Oederan (Concentration camp) Prague (Czech Republic) Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) World War Two World War, 1939-1945--Jews.
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