Adolph Heisler

  • Recording Date: August 27, 1946
  • Duration: 39:39
  • Spools: 9-81
  • Location: Genève, Switzerland
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Adolph Heisler
  • Birthplace: Chynadiyovo, Czechoslovakia
  • Gender: male
  • Nationality: Czechoslovakia
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: unknown
  • Interned At: Mukachevo Ghetto, Auschwitz, Birkenau, Buchenwald, Trawniki, Ohrdruf
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Weimar, Germany
  • Liberated By: United States

Commentary

 Adolph Heisler was born in Czynadowo, Czechoslovakia, to parents who owned a large farm and ran a lumber business. In 1939, when the boy was twelve, Hitler arranged the transfer of that part of Transcarpathian Ukraine to Hungary. That transfer meant that instead of being deported with the majority of Slovakian ... Read full commentary »