Oral history interview with Joseph Grenfell
Joseph Grenfell (né József Grünfeld), born in 1926 in Nyíregyháza, Hungary, discusses his upbringing as a Jewish boy in the Hungarian towns of Nyíregyháza (1926-30), Miskolc (1930-38), and Budapest (from 1938); his experiences during the German invasion of Hungary in 1944; his time in Bor forced labor camp in Serbia; his experiences in the months following liberation and his return to Budapest; the fate of his family members in the Holocaust; his failed attempt to escape Communist Hungary in 1949 and his subsequent year in prison; his experiences during the 1956 Hungarian uprising; his immigration to Austria and then England; and his first few months as a Hungarian refugee in England.
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- Joseph Grenfell
- Michael Grenfell
2019 December 25
1 digital file : MP3.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Grenfell family
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