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Oral history interview with Tibor Siklos

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.107 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0107

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    Oral history interview with Tibor Siklos


    Interview Summary
    Tibor Siklos, born December 31, 1912 in Budapest, Hungary, discusses his background; schooling; working; marrying; having a family; being taken to a labor camp in Transylvania and Budapest from 1939 to 1942; being taken to Poland with his labor battalion; returning to Budapest in 1943 for a while; being taken to Turka in Poland (now Ukraine) for the second time in 1944; marching towards Hungary after leaving Poland and encountering the Arrow Cross on the Hungarian border; escaping from the labor battalion to Ungvar (Uzhhorod, Ukraine), where he encountered Russian troops on October 27, 1944; arriving in Budapest on December 31, 1944; life and working conditions in Hungary after the war; escaping from Hungary to Kosice and then to Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, and eventually arriving in Vienna, Austria in 1949; and living in Austria for a few months before moving to Sydney, Australia.
    Tibor Siklos
    Irene Stanbrook
    interview:  1990 March 16
    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.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Siklos, Tibor, 1912-
    Corporate Name
    Nyilaskeresztes Párt.

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Tibor Siklos on March 16, 1990 for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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