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Oral history interview with Miklos Denny

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

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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.

Interviewee
Miklos Denny
Date
1988 November 23  (interview)
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.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:54:12
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