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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Klein

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.87 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0087

Elizabeth (Gitta) Klein, born August 31, 1924 in Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary, discusses her childhood; the German invasion of Hungary in March 1944; life in the ghetto; being deported to Auschwitz; being transferred to Krakow-Płaszów and the work she did there; being beaten; being sent to Dachau for 10 weeks; returning to Auschwitz in a different lager for a few days then transferred to Wiesau (Laka, Dolnoslaskie, Poland); the work and conditions in Wiesau; being in two other camps, one of which was Reichenbach; being in Langenbielau; being liberated; returning to Hungary after the end of the war in 1945; marrying in 1949; and immigrating to Australia in November 1950.


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Interviewee
Elizabeth Klein
Interviewer
Anita Fisher
Date
interview:  1994 February 20
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.
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:40:53
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