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Weiss, Michael, 1924-
Michael Weiss [sound recording]
[Dearborn, Mich. : University of Michigan--Dearborn], c1994
Location Call Number Status
 Web  D804.3 .W435 1994    AVAIL. VIA WEB
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .W435 1994  v.1 pt.1    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .W435 1994  v.1 pt.2    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .W435 1994  v.2    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .W435 1994  v.1 pt.1 c.2  AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .W435 1994  v.1 pt.2 c.2  AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .W435 1994  v.2 c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject Weiss, Michael, 1924- -- Interviews
Subject(s) Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Interviews
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia -- Personal narratives
Concentration camp inmates -- Interviews
Subject Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical Description 2 sound discs (ca. 134 min.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 transcript (56 leaves : col. map ; 29 cm.)
Note - System Details Compact disc
Note Title from transcript
Recorded on Octorber 7, 1994
Summary An interview with Michael Weiss, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Dr. Sidney Bolkosky, Professor of History at the University of Michigan--Dearborn. Michael Weiss was born in Kascony, Czechoslovakia in 1924. Michael recounts his experiences under the Czechoslovakians, Hungarians, and Germans, both before and after the Second World War. In 1944, Michael and his family were relocated form Kascony to the Hungarian ghetto of Beregszász (Berehovo). From Beregszász, Michael and his family were deported to Auschwitz, where his mother was killed by the Germans. From Auschwitz, Michael and his father moved to Buchenwald and then on to Zeitz. Michael was eventually liberated by the American Army, but his father died in Buchenwald. After the war, Michael married in Vienna, Austria, and moved to the United States with his wife to start a new life and family
Series Holocaust survivor oral histories
Alternate Author Bolkosky, Sidney M
University of Michigan--Dearborn

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