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Oral history interview with Marton Hamor

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.195 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0195

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    Oral history interview with Marton Hamor


    Interview Summary
    Marton Hamor (né Hirschl), born on March 24, 1913 in Oradea, Romania, describes growing up in Romania before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war; the introduction of antisemitic laws; participating in forced labor in Balatonaliga, Hungary and Kiev, Ukraine; retreating to Stanislau when the Russian troops began to approach; witnessing the German occupation of Hungary; being transported to Mauthausen concentration camp and then to Gunskirchen; being liberated by the American Army; living in Hungary after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1956.
    Marton Hamor
    Ilona Vogel
    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
    Hamor, Marton, 1913-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Marton Hamor 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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