Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Eva Cigler - March 17, 1982

Hungarian Rule


But uh, the Hungarian took them to uh, to jail right away who... They pointed out this was the families they belonged to some groups. But my father he didn't belong to that kind...

Your uncles went to jail?

Yes, they was there I think about three or four years. And they never came home.

They never came home from the Hungarian jails.


What year did they go to jail?

I think in uh, '39 they took them.

They lived in Beregszász too?

In Beregszász too.

Did you have a large extended family? Grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Uh, we didn't have uh, grandparents. Yeah, a grandma I have. He died uh, in uh, '39. Uh, and they had a large family. They--I think about six uh, sister and two brothers who live in the same town like.

That was your father's family, your mother's?

Uh, that was my mother's side.


And my father's side uh, was four sister and a b...and one brother and three sister was in America, here in the United States and uh, one brother. They came after first war, after the first war.

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