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Oral history interview with Robert Reti

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.100 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0100

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Robert Reti, born April 29, 1936 in Budapest, Hungary, discusses his life before the war; his first recollection of the war; his father being deported to a labor camp where he died; some of his other relatives who were deported; living in a Jewish house; a prominent Hungarian Nazi couple who lived in the same house and helped his grandfather and mother from being taken away by other Nazis; his mother testifying as a witness in a trial for this couple after the war, which spared them from being hanged; being moved into the ghetto on December 19, 1944; problems associated with moving back into the former Jewish house after the arrival of the Russians on January 15, 1945; going back to school after the end of the war; leaving Hungary in 1956; living in Vienna, Austria and then moving to the Dominican Republic in 1957, where he knew some relatives and studied industrial chemistry; moving to Australia in 1959; and marrying and having a son.

Interviewee
Robert Reti
Interviewer
Irene Stanbrook
Date
1990 December 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 10:59:42
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