Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Lila Denes - May 19, 1989

Reunion with Husband

The hiding was over. When did you meet your husband again?

For a few weeks he couldn't come because there were no bridges and then it was icy. In uh, about in the first part of February, he came over on a boat. Some Russian soldiers--he was around the um, Danube and some Russian soldiers wanted to cross the river with a boat but they didn't know direction or anything. They ask him, "You know where this place is?" And he said, "Yes, yes." They said, "Okay, come along with us," and that's how he came over. So, one day he just walked in.

Must have been quite a reunion.


You hadn't seen him for how long?

Uh, from Oct...I mean I saw him once or twice but um, just for a few minutes where we were hiding. He got away somehow, sometime, from the forced labor camp.

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