František G.

  • 1925: Born in Německá Lutyně, Czechoslovakia, into a family from the Polish minority
  • 1942: Family arrested by the Germans, mother died at Auschwitz concentration camp
  • 1943: Deported to Pommern for forced labour, arrested, brought to Ravensbrück concentration camp
  • 1944: Relocation to the Berlin-Lichterfelde subcamp
  • Forced labour defusing bombs and clearing rubble in Berlin
  • 1945: Death march, liberation and return to Czechoslovakia
  • After 1945: Studied economics, marriage, birth of a son
  • 2005: Audio interview, online archive “Forced Labor 1939-1945”