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Oral history interview with George Heller

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1479 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1479

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George Heller describes his childhood in Budapest, Hungary; his family life; his education; his religious upbringing; his experiences with antisemitism; his experiences after the Nazi occupation of Hungary in 1944; his conscription into a military labor batallion; the conditions in the camp and the work he performed; his experiences on a death march in March 1945 to Mauthausen and Gunskirchen; his liberation by the United States Army in May 1945; his time working with the army; his illness; and his work in the Bindermirchl camp for displaced persons (DPs) in Linz, Austria; his immigration to the United States in June 1946; his post-war education; his work in business and engineering; and his life in America.

Interviewee
George Heller
Interviewer
Hildegard Gattmann
Anne G. Saldinger
Kristen Rasmussen
Date
2006 August 16-2006 September 27  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:34:24
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