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Oral history interview with Endre Pintér

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.45 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0045

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Endre Pintér, born in 1927 in Hungary, describes his class at the Árpád gymnasium in Budapest which included several Jews; a protest action organized by the students to wear Star of David badges with their Jewish classmates; propaganda against the Jews in his hometown of Óbuda; living above the district headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party; violent actions of the members of the Arrow Cross Party; the closing of Jewish shops; the siege of Budapest by German forces; his work as a medic in Margit hospital; the deportation of the Jewish population; incidents in which community members aided the escape of Jews prior to deportation; punishments for those who aided the escape of Jews; the burning of his family’s apartment in 1945; violence committed by Russian soldiers; and the aftermath of the war.

Interviewee
Dr. Endre Pintér
Interviewer
Borbála Kriza
Date
2012 September 07  (interview)
Language
Hungarian
Extent
3 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:51:05
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