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Oral history interview with Dan Zimerman

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

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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).

Interviewee
Dan Zimerman
Date
1993 June 04  (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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