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Oral history interview with Menashe Lorenzy

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.95 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0095

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

Menashe Lorenzy, born in 1934, in Kluzh, Hungary (Cluj-Napoca, Romania), describes his family and his twin sister, Lea; the persecution of Jews by Hungarians and Romanians; the large Jewish community in Kluzh; his father being sent to do forced labor; the Kastner family and the later Kastner trial; being ordered to go to the ghetto in Czilastnocho; the liquidation of the ghetto after two months and being sent with the other inmates to Auschwitz; being marched out of Birkenau to the forest where they were liberated by the Russian Army; going to Katowice, Poland, and was taken with Italian prisoners of war to Belarus to the Slutsk prison camp; his post-war life and family; and how his Holocaust experiences influenced his thinking about the wars in Israel.

Interviewee
Menashe Lorenzy
Language
Hebrew
Extent
11 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 09:15:25
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