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Oral history interview with Dan Zimerman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.180 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0180

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    Oral history interview with Dan Zimerman


    Interview Summary
    Dan Zimerman, born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1919, discusses moving to Poprad, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia); his family; joining the Hashomer Hatzair and Hachsara; what they knew about the fate of European Jews in 1939; joining the Slovak Army in 1941; traveling to Bratislava, Slovakia; his parents and two brothers escaping to Budapest, Hungary, and life there; his connections to the underground; making false papers; German invasion of Budapest March 19, 1944; escaping to Romania; hiding in Arad, Romania, and traveling throughout Europe to Haifa, Palestine (Israel).
    Dan Zimerman
    interview:  1993 June 04
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    5 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Zimerman, Dan, 1919-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Dan Zimerman in Israel on June 4, 1993, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. in February 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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