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Oral history interview with Juan Szirtes

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.89 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0089

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Juan Szirtes, born July 19, 1938 in Budapest, Hungary, describes his family; being told he was Catholic until after the war when he found out his family was actually Jewish; hiding in a secret room in an apartment from 1944 to 1945 with his parents; his memories of the bombings during the war; being liberated by the Russian Army; emigrating from Hungary; going to Chile in 1952; his father’s factory in Chile; studying at Alliance française; and his life now.

Interviewee
Juan Szirtes
Interviewer
Ilana Solowiejczyk
Date
2011 May 26  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:58:15
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