Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Agi Rubin - December 19, 1984


Agi  RubinAgi Rubin was born in Monkacz, a town in the part of Czechoslovakia which was annexed to Hungary in 1938. In 1944 her family was deported to Auschwitz where her mother and younger brother were killed. She worked in a sorting shed in the camp until it was evacuated in January 1945. She survived a forced march of several months duration and was liberated in Germany when she was 15 years old. She was later reunited with her father.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Family
  3. Family and Religious Life
  4. Hungarian Occupation
  5. Men Taken Away
  6. Deportation
  7. Arrival at Auschwitz
  8. Working in Auschwitz
  9. Looking for Family
  10. Conditions in Auschwitz
  11. Death March
  12. Ravensbrück
  13. Adopted Mother Ill
  14. Meeting Allied POWs
  15. Reminiscences of Experience
  16. Telling Others About Experience
  17. Reunion with Father
  18. Present Day Family and Thoughts

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