Friedrich Schlaefrig

  • Recording Date: August 23, 1946
  • Duration: 1:21:15
  • Spools: 9-67, 9-68
  • Location: Paris, France; AJDC office
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Friedrich Schlaefrig
  • Age: 72
  • Birthplace: Mistelbach, Austria
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Austria
  • Marital Status: married
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Wien, Austria
  • Interned At: Theresienstadt
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Terezín, Czechoslovakia
  • Liberated By: Russia


 Friedrich Schlaefrig was a retired Viennese civil servant, sixty-four years of age when Hitler annexed their native Austria to the Third Reich in March 1938. Born in Mistelbach in Lower Austria, Schlaefrig was an architectural engineer by profession and a former ministerial counselor in the Austrian Railroad Ministry. As a former ... Read full commentary »