Testimony of Miriam (Klein) Berger, born in Odoreu, 1924, regarding her experiences in the Satu-Mare Ghetto and Auschwitz, Gelsenberg, Essen and Bergen-Belsen camps

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Testimony of Miriam (Klein) Berger, born in Odoreu, 1924, regarding her experiences in the Satu-Mare Ghetto and Auschwitz, Gelsenberg, Essen and Bergen-Belsen camps

Her family before the war.

Hungarian rule: anti-Jewish legislation and confiscation of the family business, 1940-1944; deportation to the Satu-Mare Ghetto, 1944; deportation to Auschwitz; transfer to Gelsenberg, August 1944; forced labor in an ammunitions factory; transfer to Essen; Allied air-raids on the city; life in a bunker; forced labor in a Krupp factory; deportation to Bergen-Belsen; camp life; typhus; liberation.

Return home; search for relatives; reunion with two brothers; emigration to Canada and the United States; aliya to Israel, 1987.

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  • Title: Testimony of Miriam (Klein) Berger, born in Odoreu, 1924, regarding her experiences in the Satu-Mare Ghetto and Auschwitz, Gelsenberg, Essen and Bergen-Belsen camps
  • Location: Gelsenberg, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: Video
  • Original Language: en
  • Subject Keywords: Mutual help , Krupp , Search for relatives , Confiscation of property , Factories , Typhus
  • Maiden Name: Klein
  • Last Name: Berger

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