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Oral history interview with John Weiszmann

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.124 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0124

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    Oral history interview with John Weiszmann


    Interview Summary
    John Weiszmann, born on September 29, 1926 in Ujpest (IV. Kerület, Budapest), Hungary, describes growing up in Hungary before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war; the eventual German occupation; working in forced laborer in Bor, Yugoslavia (Serbia); being discharged from Bor; making his way to Turnu Severin, Romania and then to Timisoara, Romania; surviving the war and returning to Hungary in 1945; studying medicine in Hungary and working at the family business; moving to Austria; and immigrating to Australia in 1957.
    John Weiszmann
    Irene Stanbrook
    interview:  1990 April 01
    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
    Weiszmann, John, 1926-
    Corporate Name
    Bor (Concentration camp)

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with John Weiszmann on April 1, 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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