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Oral history interview with Tibor Siklos

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

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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.

Interviewee
Tibor Siklos
Interviewer
Irene Stanbrook
Date
1990 March 16  (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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