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Oral history interview with Frida Milder

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.29 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0029

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    Oral history interview with Frida Milder


    Interview Summary
    Frida Milder, born December 1, 1924 in Bunkovce, Czechoslovakia, discusses her family background; changes after the Fascist takeover; living right on the Hungarian/Slovakian border; having soldiers billeted at her house; her disbelief upon hearing about pogroms and disappearances; instability on the border; hearing about men being deported to labor camps or work projects; her brother moving to the US; the Sudetenland invasion; being sent away to school; not fitting in with other Jewish students; being forced to leave normal school; having to get identification documents in Budapest; how almost all Jews were deported by 1943; living part time with her future husband’s parents; meeting her future husband, Emil; the 1944 German invasion; the SS occupying their house and putting her under house arrest as they were the only Jewish family on the border; her family living in Sobrance, Slovakia; hearing that her family was forced to move into the Uzhorod ghetto; bringing food and other supplies to her family; being transported to Auschwitz; becoming separated from her family and future husband; realizing that her parents had been incinerated; her determination and actions taken in an effort to survive; working in the food store; contracting typhoid; marching 40km then riding in wagons to Ravensbrück, then to Taucha; being liberated by Russian troops; receiving medical care; a chance reunion with Emil; marrying in 1945; moving to Košice, Slovakia; and immigrating to Australia.
    Frida Milder
    interview:  1990 July 29
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

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    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Milder, Frida, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Frida Milder for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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