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Oral history interview with Jean Fabian

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.66 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0066

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Jeanne Fabian, born November 12, 1921 in Pécs, Hungary, discusses growing up in a well-established family; her whole family being transported from a ghetto to a camp where Hungarian gendarmes were in charge; being transferred to Birkenau; the selections; the survival mechanisms she employed; being transported to Lippstadt, Germany on August 1, 1944; her work welding land mines at the camp; being told news from the outside by camp guards; the bombings and air raids; being liberated by the 9th Division African-American troops on April 1, 1945; her family members who perished during the Holocaust; returning to Hungary; and immigrating to Australia in 1957.

Interviewee
Jean Fabian
Date
1989 May  (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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