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Oral history interview with Mátyás Tullner

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.43 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0043

Mátyás Tullner, born in 1924 in Győr in Hungary, describes the Jewish community of Győr before the war; his family history; the friendly relations between Jews and non-Jews; signs of antisemitism appearing in 1941; anti-Jewish sentiment spreading with the occupation by the Germans in 1944; discriminating actions against the Jewish population, including a registry made of the Jewish residents of Győr and the forced closing of shops owned by Jews; the Star of David badges worn by Jews; vandalization of Jewish shops by the Arrow-Cross group starting in 1943; the forced relocation of the Jewish population into a ghetto on Győr Island; the deportation of the Jews from the ghetto; the sealing of the homes of the Jews; the destruction of many Jewish apartments in 1945 due to a bomb attack; the return of some Jews after the war; and assisting a few Jewish men escape to Budapest.

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Mátyás Tullner
Borbála Kriza
interview:  2012 September 07
3 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-03-25 09:51:46
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