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Oral history interview with Mátyás Tullner

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

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    Oral history interview with Mátyás Tullner


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Mátyás Tullner
    Borbála Kriza
    interview:  2012 September 07
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    3 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Tullner, Mátyás, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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