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Oral history interview with Margit Németh Gál

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.95 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0095

Margit Németh Gál, born in 1924 in the village of Egervár, Hungary, describes growing up in a castle between Egervár and the nearby village of Vasboldogasszony; moving to her mother’s home village in Vasboldogasszony in 1928; Jewish families in the village; Jews being rounded up and taken away; one Jewish father jumping off a balcony in suicide; two families being taken away in a cart to a concentration camp in the Hungarian city of Szombathely; Arrow Cross Party members in the village; her brother being conscripted in 1938 and moved to Hajmáskér Barracks in Hungary, then to the front and being captured in Stalingrad; her family being asked to send ten thousand Hungarian forints for her brother to be sent home, which they raised by selling horses, but he never returned.

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Margit Németh Gál
Borbála Kriza
interview:  2015 September 13
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-07-20 16:09:10
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