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Oral history interview with Irene Weidler

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

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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.

Interviewee
Irene Weidler
Interviewer
Irene Stanbrook
Date
1990 May 20  (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 11:02:18
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