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Oral history interview with Leslie Schwartz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.94 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0094

Leslie Schwartz (b. Laszlo Schwarc), born in 1930 in Baktalórántháza, Hungary, describes the deportation of his family in 1944 to the ghetto in Kisvarda, Hungary; their transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he was separated from the rest of his family, who were murdered; his transfer to Dachau concentration camp; his work at Dachau and its subcamps; a death march to Tutzing, Germany; surviving a massacre at Poing, Germany; liberation by American forces at Poing; returning to his village after the war; immigrating to the United States in 1946; and his life after immigration.


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Interviewee
Leslie Schwartz
Interviewer
Wendy Lower Ph.D.
Date
interview:  2011 September 22
Language
German
Extent
1 digital files : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:44:58
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