Born in Hungary in 1926, Ignatz Fulop lived on a 1000 acre ranch with his parents, his nine sisters and his brother. In 1940 most of the land was confiscated and the Fulop family was left only with their home. To Ignatz, it seemed like yesterday when he and his family were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was seventeen when he was thrown aboard the cattle train to endure a horrific journey that would stay with him forever. He was forced into labour by the S.S. Officers and managed to survive. After the war, Ignatz along with his ten siblings emigrated to North America and Israel. Unfortunately his parents were not as blessed and will be remembered with the six million others who perished.
Ignatz was interviewed for this project by his grand-daughter Eden Wine.
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- 1. Early memories; the start of the Violence
- 2. The German Occupation
- 3. Conditions in the Ghetto
- 4. The Deportation
- 5. Arrival in Auschwitz - the Selection
- 6. Auschwitz , pt. 2
- 7. Marched to the camp
- 8. Daily Life in Auschwitz
- 9. Slave Labour
- 10. Forced labour in the factory tunnels
- 11. Fears at the end of the war; Liberation
- 12. Coming to Canada