"A Hungarian Jew Looks Back: A Personal Account of the Pre-World War II Times and the War Years"
Extent and Medium
- Robert Winkler
Robert Winkler, who was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1924, is a survivor of the Holocaust.
Winkler, Mr. Robert
Mr. Winkler sent a copy to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jan. 1993, and it was routed to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives.
Scope and Content
Contains a memoir written circa 1992, with information about Robert Winkler's childhood; family experiences and national events in Hungary during the war years; the German occupation of 1944; Winkler's forced labor in Hungary; escape and capture; forced service with a Gestapo unit; re-escape and "passing" with false identification as a Hungarian gentile; service as a "gentile" in the Hungarian army; liberation by the Red Army. Also included is a postscript with information about the subsequent fate of some of the people mentioned in the memoir.
- Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962.
- Winkler, Robert.
- Nagy, Joseph.
- Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel.
- Nyilaskeresztes Párt.
- Germany. Geheime Staatspolizei.
- Sopron (Hungary)
- Budapest (Hungary)
- World War, 1939-1945--Deportations from Hungary.
- Fertorakos (Hungary)
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
- Holocaust survivors.
- Labor camps.
- Forced labor.
- Jews--Legal status, laws, etc.
- Personal narratives.