Nusn Naybauer was born in Velké Kapušany in 1924 and grew up in Mala Dobron. His father worked in an equestrian military facility. Naybauer attended religious school until his bar mitzvah and moved to Uzhhorod in 1935. During World War II, he was imprisoned in the Hungarian forced labor camp Munka Tabor, before being deported to Auschwitz, Gleiwitz and Mittelbau-Dora camps. After the war, he returned home via Prague and Budapest.

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Uzhhorod, Ukraine

Not only did Nusn Leyb Naybauer observe religious activism in his community during the postwar Soviet era, but he was also personally affected by state persecution. All it took was circumcising his soon and the KGB was on to them, he tells us in this episode.