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Oral history interview with Judith Silberger Guttman

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0261
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Judith Silberger Guttman, born in 1923 in Košice, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), describes growing up with a twin sister in a well-off family; the Hungarian annexation of part of Czechoslovakia, including her town, in 1938; the German takeover of Hungary in 1944 and immediately being deported with her sister to Auschwitz, where she worked in the Revier under Dr. Josef Mengele in Auschwitz; her sister’s death in the camp due to typhus; developing typhus herself but being saved by another inmate at Auschwitz; arriving at Neustadt, a labor camp in Germany, where she was liberated; and going into a hospital in Prague, Czech Republic for treatment after her liberation.

Interviewee
Judith S. Guttman
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
1994 August 19  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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