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Ida C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1471) interviewed by Lucy Samorodin and Victoria Hecht,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1471

Videotape testimony of Ida C., who was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1931. She recalls moving to Siedlce, returning to Warsaw prior to 1938; brief German invasion while she was with her grandparents near Siedlce; Soviet occupation; traveling to Minsk; her parents and sister joining them, transport to Arkhangelʹsk in late 1939, then to a labor camp in Komi; attending school while her parents worked; hunger; and transfer to Samarqand at the end of 1941. Mrs. C. recounts their return to Poland in 1945; leaving Łódź intending to emigrate to Palestine, living in a displaced persons camp and in Ulm; attending school; and emigrating to the United States in 1949.

C., Ida, 1931-
Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1990
Interview Date
March 7, 1990.
Warsaw (Poland)
Siedlce (Poland)
Minsk (Belarus)
Komi (Russia)
Arkhangelʹsk (Russia)
Samarqand (Uzbekistan)
Łódź (Poland)
Ulm (Germany)
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Ida C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1471). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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