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Oral history interview with Eugene Grunbaum

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

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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.

Interviewee
Eugene Grunbaum
Date
1990 June 02  (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 10:55:58
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