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Oral history interview with Irma Nemenyi

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.95 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0095

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Irma Nemeny, born January 18, 1925 in Tiszakarad, Hungary, discusses her family background; the start of the German occupation of Hungary in 1944; antisemitic incidents; being forced to leave her home and move into the Monor ghetto; being deported to Auschwitz; being transferred to Stutthof, to Thorn, and then to Bromberg; working at Bromberg digging trenches; being forced to go on a death march; Polish resistance fighters dressed in German officer uniforms taking over; being liberated by Russian troops, who gave the inmates food that was too heavy and caused a lot of them to die; working for the Russians in the forest before going back to Hungary; realizing that only her brother survived; marrying and moving to Israel with her husband in 1949; having a daughter in 1951; and moving to Canada and then to Australia in 1957.

Interviewee
Irma Nemenyi
Interviewer
Anita Fisher
Date
1992 February 25  (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 10:59:03
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