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Petrinitz, Irene, 1923-
Irene Petrinitz [sound recording]
[Dearborn, Mich. : University of Michigan--Dearborn], c1982
Location Call Number Status
 Web  D804.3 .P47 1982    AVAIL. VIA WEB
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .P47 1982  v.1 pt.1    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .P47 1982  v.1 pt.2    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  D804.3 .P47 1982  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject Petrinitz, Irene, 1923- -- Interviews
Subject(s) Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Interviews
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia -- Personal narratives
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Uz︠h︡horod -- Personal narratives
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical Description 2 sound discs (ca. 117 min.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 transcript (43 leaves : col. map ; 29 cm.)
Note - System Details Compact disc
Note Recorded on October 25, 1982
Summary An interview with Irene Petrinitz, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Robert Roth. Irene Petrinitz was born in Uzhgorod, Czechoslovakia in 1923. When she was 10, Uzhgorod was annexed by Hungary and Irene's father and brother were placed in a Hungarian work detail, from which Irene's father never returned. Following the German invasion of Hungary in 1944, Irene and her mother were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where her mother perished. After eight months, Irene was transferred to a labor camp near Zittau where she was liberated. She came to the United States in 1948 after being reunited with her brother and uncle
Series Holocaust survivor oral histories
Alternate Author Roth, Robert (Robert Peter), 1950-
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