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View Resource Eva Ackerman Oral History

An interview with Eva Ackerman, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Dr. Sidney Bolkosky, Professor of History at the University of Michigan--Dearborn. Eva Ackerman was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1926. Although an only child, Eva was part of a large extended family, most of whom perished during the war. Eva's parents divorced when she was young and she was raised by her mother. She had a...

View Resource Martin Adler Oral History

An interview with Martin Adler, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Dr. Sidney Bolkosky, Professor of History at the University of Michigan--Dearborn. Martin Adler was born in 1929 in Volové, a village in Subcarpathian Ruthania. He was the oldest child and had two brothers and a sister. His village was occupied by Hungarians in 1939 when he was ten years old. Martin's father was conscripted into a l...

View Resource Marton Adler Oral History

An interview with Marton Adler, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Dr. Sidney Bolkosky, Professor of History at the University of Michigan--Dearborn. Marton Adler was born in 1929 and lived in a Czechoslovakian town called Volové. When the war started, life did not change much for Marton until his father was sent to a labor camp for two years in 1941. In March of 1944 all the Jews of Volové were dep...

View Resource Olga Adler Oral History

An interview with Olga Adler, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Jonathon Fishbane. Olga Adler was born in Beregszász Czechoslovakia. After the Hungarians invaded Czechoslovakia in 1938, Olga's parents sent her to Budapest where she worked as a clothing model until the Budapest Jews were rounded up and sent to concentration camps. Olga's life was spared after a failed escape attempt and she lived in s...

View Resource Irving Altus Oral History

An interview with Irving Altus, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Bernie Kent. Irving Altus was born in 1920 in Czekanów, Poland. He was the middle child in a family consisting of his parents and five children, all of whom perished in the Holocaust. Following the German invasion of Poland in 1939, the Germans arrested Irving and sent him to various labor camps throughout Europe, including one in Kö...

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