Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Peri Berki - December 9, 1983


Peri Berki.

And where you were born.

I was born in Hungary in a city nobody would know. A small, smaller city.

And, and what year? When were you born?

1900. Turn of the century. 1900, July 2.

1900. That's a, that's a very interesting date to be born on.

If I had born two days later I would be a famous July 4th baby.

Now, let's see, when, you were in your late 30s when the war began? Could you start telling me when...

In '38 that was the Anschluss, Anschluss which is a very famous event, a very violent event in, in Germany just went over to Austria and just, a... attached Austria to Hun... to, to...

Yeah, you're doing fine.

to Germany, they called it the Anschluss. That's when it started. This was in 1938.


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