Born: 1931, Velikiye-Bychkov, Czechoslovakia
Describes bar mitzvah during deportation by cattle train from Auschwitz to Plaszow [Interview: 1990]
The Germans occupied David's town, previously annexed by Hungary, in 1944. David was deported to Auschwitz and, with his father, transported to Plaszow. David was sent to the Gross-Rosen camp and to Reichenbach. He was then among three of 150 in a cattle car who survived transportation to Dachau. He was liberated after a death march from Innsbruck toward the front line of combat between U.S. and German troops.
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