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Oral history interview with Irene Weidler

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.121 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0121

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    Oral history interview with Irene Weidler


    Interview Summary
    Irene Weidler (born Glück), born on February 24, 1915 in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, describes growing up in Budapest before the war; living in hiding with a Christian woman in Kiskunhalas, Hungary during the war; being transferred to an unknown concentration camp and then to Auschwitz after the Hungarian police found her while in hiding; being transferred to Horneburg and Berndorf (both in Germany); journeying towards Hamburg; being liberated by the Red Cross; living in Denmark, Sweden, Israel, and Hungary after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1959.
    Irene Weidler
    Irene Stanbrook
    interview:  1990 May 20
    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.

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    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
    Weidler, Irene, 1915-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Irene Weidler on May 20, 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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