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Oral history interview with George Hunter

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.79 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0079

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George Hunter, born May 7, 1922 in Budapest, Hungary, discusses his family background; attending an engineering high school; working in a German barbed wire plant and being exempt from labor camp until October 1943; being transferred to another camp where he did road work; staying in contact with his family through letters; being marched to the Carpathian mountains in Poland, and then back to Hungary after two months; being taken to Tiszalök, Hungary for a one month rest period in August 1944; not returning to the camp; walking east; going into the forest to hide; going back to a farmer who fed them before; being liberated by the Russians on the farm; going to Debrecen, Hungary, where he formed a family with other refugees; reuniting with his father in Budapest in May 1945; living in his family’s old apartment with his father until March 1947; living in Paris, France for six months; and immigrating with his father to Australia.

Interviewee
George Hunter
Date
1990 May 05  (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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