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Oral history interview with Miklos Denny

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.64 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0064

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    Oral history interview with Miklos Denny


    Interview Summary
    Miklos Denny, born September 17, 1910 in Sarospatak, Hungary, discusses his family and childhood; marrying in 1938; being put in a labor camp twice, once in 1939 and once in 1942; being transported to Briansk, Russia and then to Seredyna-Buda, Ukraine; experiencing shooting by Russian partisans from the forest when he was in a camp; moving to Brest-Litovsk (Brzesć Litewski, Poland); going to Warsaw, Poland in 1944; taking a train back to Hungary, ending up in Kosice, Slovakia; being taken into service by an officer on fabricated orders; arriving in Budapest in a Hungarian uniform in December 1944; finding his wife and child in a safe house run by Wallenberg; the arrival of the Russians in Budapest; the fates of his family members; and antisemitism after the war, especially after the 1956 Hungarian uprising.
    Miklos Denny
    interview:  1988 November 23
    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
    Denny, Miklos, 1910-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Miklos Denny on November 23, 1988 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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