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Oral history interview with Ioan Pernes

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.727.6 | RG Number: RG-50.573.0006

Ioan Pernes, born in 1915 in Treznea, Romania, describes the transfer of Transylvania from Romania to Hungary; the Treznea massacre by Hungarian soldiers, including the death of the village priest and arson committed by soldiers; the burying of the dead; his recruitment into the Hungarian Army in 1942; his service on the Eastern Front; his discharge in 1943 as a result of being wounded; his duties as a soldier; the duties of battalions of Jewish workers; and the roundup and deportation of Jews in 1944 in Transylvania.

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Ioan Pernes
interview:  2004 March 28
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:59
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