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Oral history interview with Eva Rozsa

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.117 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0117

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    Oral history interview with Eva Rozsa


    Interview Summary
    Eva Rozsa (née Muhlrad), born October 13, 1924 in Ujpest, then a suburb of Budapest, Hungary, describes her pleasant family life until anti-Jewish laws and restrictions were in place in 1939; the German occupation of Hungary; drastic changes in living conditions and being deported on the last transport to Auschwitz; the revolt of the Sonderkommando, the crematoria workmen; her mother being sent to Bergen-Belsen then to work in a light bulb factory; being assigned to work in potato fields where she became very ill; remaining at the camp when the forced march began and subsequently being liberated by the Russians on October 27; being ill with tuberculosis and being taken to Cracow, Poland, where she spent ten months recovering; enormous difficulties in getting home to Hungary because she had neither money nor official papers; and finishing university in Hungary in 1955.
    Eva Rozsa
    interview:  1992 February 12
    creation: Rockville (Md.)

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Rozsa, Eva, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project conducted the interview with Eva Rozsa in Rockville, MD on February 12, 1992.
    Funding Note
    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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