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Oral history interview with Jussi Rajna

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.956 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0956

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Jussi Rajna, born April 8, 1935, discusses his childhood in Budapest, Hungary; the antisemitism he experienced in school; the changes he and his family experienced beginning in 1944; living in hiding with his family for five months; being arrested and deported to a ghetto; life in the ghetto; being liberated from the ghetto by the Soviet Army in April 1945; the aftermath of the war; the rise of Communism in Hungary; the defeat of the anti-Communist uprising in 1956; his decision to leave the country that same year; his time in Salzberg, Germany; moving from Germany to Sweden; his education there; immigrating to the United States in 1966; his life after that point.

Interviewee
Jussi Rajna
Interviewer
David Sokolsky
Date
1990 April 01  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:28:00
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