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Oral history interview with Kariel Gardosh

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.46 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0046

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Kariel Gardosh, born in 1921, discusses his childhood in Budapest, Hungary; pre-war antisemitism; outbreak of war in 1939; being conscripted for forced labor in the army; working in central Hungary and then Bor, Yugoslavia (Serbia); building train tracks; being marched back towards Hungary; witnessing exterminations in Zamun, Serbia; being taken to a brick factory; witnessing exterminations in Hungary; escaping in October 1944; being hidden by Hungarian train workers; being liberated by Tito partisans in Serbia; joining their fight; obtaining Russian papers; returning to Budapest; joining the Russian army and entering Budapest; learning the fate of his family; and going to Yugoslavia.

Interviewee
Kariel Gardosh
Interviewer
Nathan Beyrak
Date
1993 July 05  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
5 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-03-14 09:15:19
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