Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

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

March to Ebensee

Did they march you to Ebensee on foot?

Yeah, yeah, they march you a hundred kilometers from Auschwitz 'til they went through to, to, to Prague and some women, they went to work in the morning, they took out the laundry. They throwed it on us. They throwed it on the trains, you know. We thought they was bringing water, you know. We had no water. We die from thirst. People die on, on the, on the train from dehydration, dehydration, you know.

This is from Auschwitz to Mauthausen?

Yeah, some woman running water, you know, outside making a bath with some water to give. So they shoot them.

They shoot the women?


They shot the women.

Yeah, why, why, why here I see it myself, while they bring water.

Were these prisoners?

The womens, no.

They were civilians?

They were civilians. They went to work in the morning.

Polish civilians?

No, Czechoslovakian.

Czechoslovakians. How did you get from Mauthausen to Ebensee?

I don't know. They took me on trucks. This was the worst place, Ebensee.

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