Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Hanna Ramras - January 26, 2008


So do you remember when the Germans occupied the Sudetenland?

I was in Pressburg.

You were still in Pressburg.

Yes, but I do remember Kristallnacht.

What do you remember about that?

I remember that the synagogue was stoned, the Jewish shops were--a lot of damage was done and they were, they were closed. And I--then I remember also a certain time where I was still in school but when we went home I went through the park which was a shortcut and I remember Brown Shirts running after us--Hitler Youth--and uh, throwing stones at us and uh, being very frightened.

Was this a Jewish orphanage?

That was a Jewish orphanage in, in Bratislava--an Orthodox orphanage.

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