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Oral history interview with Zoltan Biro

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.135.3 | RG Number: RG-50.459.0003

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Zoltan Biro, born in Budapest, Hungary in 1922, describes his family and childhood in different cities in the former Yugoslavia; his education and prewar life; joining the SKOJ in 1932; his arrest for antifascist activities; his flight to Subotica, Serbia at the beginning of the war; life in Subotica under Hungarian occupation; being drafted into a working battalion under the Hungarian Air Force in 1942; his transfer to Bor for forced labor; the actions of Cheniks during the war; his escape from imprisonment; joining the Partisans; his arrival in Belgrade, Serbia in 1944; and his life after the war.

Interviewee
Zoltan Biro
Date
1997 April 14  (interview)
Language
Serbian
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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