Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Marton Adler - July 13, 1989

Contents

Marton Adler was born in 1929 in Volové, a village in Sub Carpathian 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. Marton's father was conscripted into a labor unit in Russia from 1941 until the end of 1942. Eventually the family lost their store due to the "Jewish" laws. The Germans occupied the area in March of 1944 and soon after the family was deported, first to a ghetto in Sokirnitsa and then to Auschwitz where his mother and siblings were gassed. Marton and his father were sent to Buchenwald and then to Dora where his father was killed. Marton was eventually liberated by the British from Bergen-Belsen.

View Video on YouTube

  1. Family
  2. Religious Life
  3. Pre-War Life
  4. Hungarian Occupation
  5. Hungarian Rule
  6. Study in Ungvar
  7. Deportation to Sokirnitsa
  8. The Ghetto at Sokirnitsa
  9. Death of Sibling
  10. Transport to Auschwitz
  11. Arrival at Auschwitz-Birkenau
  12. Auschwitz-Birkenau
  13. Buchenwald
  14. Death of Father
  15. Dora-Mittelbau
  16. Bergen-Belsen
  17. Liberation
  18. Return Home
  19. Emigration to America
  20. Reflections on the Holocaust
  21. Postscript

© Board of Regents University of Michigan-Dearborn