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Oral history interview with Dennis Miklos

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.344 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0344

Dennis Miklos describes his childhood in Ribinice, Slovakia; the family's deportation to the ghetto at Ungvar, Hungary (Uzhhorod, Ukraine) in April 1944; and their deportation to Auschwitz in June 1944. He describes his transfer, with his father, to Buchenwald, where Mr. Miklos was placed in a children's barrack. He describes his father's death the day before liberation in 1945, and life in Slovakia after the war, as well as his immigration to Canada in 1950 and his subsequent immigration to the United States. He describes the parallels between his life during the Holocaust and Elie Wiesel's.


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Interviewee
Dennis Miklos
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Elizabeth Ryan
Date
interview:  2001 March 21
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:33:46
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