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Oral history interview with Susanna Demeny

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.62 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0062

Susanna Demeny, born August 1, 1916 in Budapest, Hungary, discusses her childhood; going to business school and working; marrying in 1938; her husband working at a forced labor camp but being able to come home every week beginning in 1942; leaving the hospital one day after her daughter was born in June 1944 because she heard that deportations had commenced in Budapest; living in a designated Jewish house with her family until they were told to assemble; moving into a ghetto; how her baby survived the war without her; a failed escape attempt in 1948; escaping Hungary in 1956; and going to Linz and other areas of Austria before immigrating to Australia with her husband and children in 1957.


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Interviewee
Susanna Demeny
Date
interview:  1992 January 14
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette.
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.
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:40:48
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