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Oral history interview with Peretz Revess

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.126 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0126

Peretz Revess, born in 1916 in Horitz (Horice), Austro-Hungary (now Czech Republic), describes his family, education, and encounters with antisemitism; becoming a leader of the Maccabi movement in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia); how when the Nazis came to power, Peretz's family arranged to escape to Budapest, Hungary; hiding in various locations in Hungary and assisting Joel Brandt in saving others; being liberated and assisting in bringing food to children's homes in Budapest; running the office responsible for children's homes and being responsible for over 1200 children; how most of the budget came from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; immigrating to Israel and settling in a kibbutz; and the trial of Rudolf Kastner.

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Revess, Peretz
interview:  1993 June 23
22 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:52:40
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