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Andrew G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-918) [videorecording] interviewed by Janet Miller and Natalie Lederman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-918

Videotape testimony of Andrew G., who was born in Oradea, Rumania in 1929. He recalls holiday observances; his large extended family; anti-Semitic incidents in elementary school; Hungarian occupation; increased restrictions on Jews; German occupation in 1944; ghettoization; and deportation to Auschwitz one month later. Mr. G recounts separation from his parents (he never saw them again); assignment to a children's barrack; escaping to an adult barrack after hearing that the children would be killed; transfer to Kaufering; forced labor; transfer to Dachau; and liberation by United States troops. He tells of traveling with the Jewish Brigade to Italy; living in a displaced persons camp; working for the American Army in Rome for four years; emigrating to the United States in 1949; learning in 1963 that his sister had survived; and a reunion with her in Israel in 1966.

Author/Creator
G., Andrew, 1929-
Published
Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 1987
Interview Date
April 3, 1987.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Andrew G. Holocaust Testimny (HVT-918). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1083403
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:11:00
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