George Kaldore

  • Recording Date: August 31, 1946
  • Duration: 1:48:50
  • Spools: 9-97, 9-98, 9-99
  • Location: Tradate, Italy
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: George Kaldore
  • Age: 23
  • Birthdate: January 1, 1923
  • Birthplace: Szombathely, Hungary
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Hungary
  • Marital Status: married
  • Tattoo: 14187Δ
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: unknown
  • Interned At: Hatvan Ghetto, Birkenau, Monowitz
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Oświęcim, Poland
  • Liberation Date: January 25, 1945
  • Liberated By: Russia

Commentary

 Before Hitler took over Hungary in 1944, young Jews like George Kaldore were excluded from the draft but required to work in factories or special Jewish labor gangs instead. He was working in Budapest when the Germans marched in, and although he had false papers supplied to him by the Zionist ... Read full commentary »