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Oral history interview with Kate Wacz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1994.A.0446 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0045

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Kate Wacz (née Katalin Kadelburger), born in 1932, discusses her childhood in Budapest, Hungary; her father’s death performing forced labor; going to the Jewish gymnasium; the Germans arriving in March 1944; the school closures; moving to the ghetto; anti-Jewish violence from members of the Arrow Cross Party; the Allied bombings in January 1945; living conditions in the ghetto; liberation; readjusting to life after the war; her mother becoming a Swedish citizen; getting passage to Sweden in 1951; and her life after the war.

Interviewee
Kate Wacz
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
1994 January 22  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (90 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-05-09 09:21:37
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