Tibor Hecht

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  • Country name at time of photo:
    Independent State of Slovakia 1938-45
    Country name today:
    Slovakia

This is a photograph of my cousin Tibor Hecht from the 1940s.

My mother had two brothers, Vojtech and Zigmund, and two sisters, Cecilia and Gizela. Vojtech lived in Preselany, and Grandma [Rachel Adlerova] lived with him. Her other brother lived in Vycapy. Vojtech had one son, Viliam, who fell as a partisan. He was two years older than I. He also had a daughter, Heda she was called, who was a year younger than I. She died in a concentration camp. My mother's sister Cecilia had two sons. One was named Ladislav, and the other was named Tibor, and her daughter was Ibolya. Ibolya married a doctor in Hungary. She died along with her two daughters in a concentration camp. Ladislav also died in a concentration camp. Tibor and Aunt Cilka returned home after the war. They lived here in Nitra, in the apartment below us. Them I remember very well. My mother's sisters were older. Cilka was the oldest. Gizka was in the middle. One died the next year after the other.

Interview details

Interviewee: Bedrich Hecht
Interviewer:
Dasa Slobodnikova
Month of interview:
July
Year of interview:
2006
Nitra, Slovakia

KEY PERSON

Tibor Hecht
Year of birth:
1914
City of birth:
Preselany
Country name at time of birth:
Austria-Hungary pre 1918
Year of death:
1978
City of death:
Nitra
Country of death:
Slovakia
Died:
after WW II

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