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Oral history interview with Eugene Grunbaum

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.74 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0074

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    Oral history interview with Eugene Grunbaum


    Interview Summary
    Eugene Grunbaum, born May 26, 1928 in Jászalsószentgyörgy, Hungary, discusses his hometown and family; being taken to a Hungarian factory for a few weeks before being deported to Auschwitz in May 1944; being transferred to Buchenwald; the guards killing of many of the prisoners when they became aware of the Americans’ approach; being liberated on April 11, 1945; being taken to a sanitarium in Davos, Switzerland for a year; going back to Hungary to find out that only one of his cousins survived the war; going back to Switzerland to attend school and then work; and immigrating to Australia in May 1949.
    Eugene Grunbaum
    interview:  1990 June 02
    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.

    Rights & Restrictions

    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
    Grunbaum, Eugene, 1928-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Eugene Grunbaum on June 2, 1990 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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