Interview with Edith Friedland,

Project: Voices of the Holocaust Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Edith 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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2015oh014_vh012

Interviewee Name

Edith Friedland

Interviewer Name

Leora Kahn

Interview Date

1994

Interview Partial Date

1994

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Friedland, Edith Interview by Leora Kahn. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Friedland, E. (n.d.). Interview by L. Kahn. Voices of the Holocaust Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Friedland, Edith, interview by Leora Kahn. (n.d.), Voices of the Holocaust Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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