Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Abraham Mondry - June 15, 22, 29 & July 13, 1992

Auschwitz--Liquidation I

But you were in the hospital?

Yeah, I still got, yeah, you see I was one of the last ones, I asked one of the, this SS, I asked, you know, "What do you think they gonna do? They gonna blow?" He says to, "Get, get out. They gonna blow up the camp. They got it mined," he told, he told me. So I was going on a march. He says, "I'll give you a bread." We must have walked about 100, 100 kilometers to the Czechoslovakian border or over in Czechoslovakia 'til finally we hit, hit near Prague, you know. Stationed, they put us on, on wagons you know.

In Prague?

I think it was Prague you know. And it was open appendix. Every few minutes you hear, you hear shooting, you know. The partisans tried to cut us out. The partisans, you know, there was partisans that tried to cut us out. There was shooting. Whoever couldn't go anymore, they shoot them right behind. They had a like, an execution guard in the back, you know. Whoever couldn't go anymore, they left them. Boom. They left them right on the road.

In the snow?

Yeah, that wasn't helping my appendix. My appendix wasn't healing yet... right, and I don't know.

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