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Oral history interview with Rudi Fruchter

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.44 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0044

Rudi Fruchter, born March 1922 in Budapest, Hungary, describes antisemitism in Hungary and Romania; being recruited into the Jewish unit of the Hungarian Army; going to the Carpathian mountains as a forced labor group; being deported to Auschwitz to cut hair and translate; singing for the Kapos; moving to a French labor camp near Strassburg and the Maginot Line; returning to the Kochendort German camp October 1944; building camps for Russian POWs; moving by train to Dachau; liberation; looking for friends and family after the war; participating in Yiddish theater; immigrating to Israel; and adjusting to Israeli life.

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Fruchter, Rudi
interview:  1993 December 22
6 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:18:55
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