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Oral history interview with Tibor Vajda

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.115 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0115

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Tibor Vajda, born January 26, 1924 in Budapest, Hungary, describes growing up in Dombóvár, Hungary before the war; experiencing antisemitism as a child; witnessing the beginning of the war; living under German occupation; working in Jolsva, Hungary (possibly Jelsava, Slovakia) as a forced laborer; escaping from forced labor and returning to Hungary; obtaining false papers; joining the resistance movement; surviving the war in hiding; marrying his fiancée with whom he stayed together throughout the war; traveling to Austria post-war; and immigrating and establishing his life in Australia in 1957.

Interviewee
Tibor Vajda
Interviewer
Anita Fisher
Date
1990 April 04  (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 11:01:33
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