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Oral history interview with Nick Hunt

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.78 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0078

Miklos “Nick” Hunt (né Hutterer), born May 14, 1913 in Vac, Hungary, discusses his childhood; his father’s death in 1938; marrying in 1936; the beginning of forced labor in 1941; the start of the German occupation in 1944; being sent with the 9th Battalion to Kiev, Ukraine; being sent to work in a factory at a work camp; the Vac ghetto; being transported to Bor in Yugoslavia; his work building a railroad line; the retreat of the German army; Jews being massacred; joining the Partisans; surviving in the mountains; crossing to Romania; being taken to Bucharest in 1945 where he was helped by the Jewish community; meeting his wife and doing business in Szeged, Hungary; returning to Budapest; opening a business in Budapest; escaping to Bratislava; working in the Rothschild Hospital in Vienna, Austria; and immigrating to Australia.

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Hunt, Nick
interview:  1990 August 30
1 sound cassette.
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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.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:11:16
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