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Millie K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2446) interviewed by Sarah Hirschfield and Nat Arkin

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2446

Videotape testimony of Millie K., who was born in Aub, Germany in 1909. She recalls moving to Paris in 1933; working as a governess; marriage; her husband's incarceration as a German in 1940; her incarceration with him in Gurs a few months later; extreme hunger; her release two months later; joining him clandestinely when he was transferred to Les Milles; their release; living in Calas and Marseille; finding farm and factory jobs; a non-Jewish woman rescuing them from arrest; obtaining false papers in Marseille; her husband's arrest; visiting him at Les Milles; his escape; moving to Lyon; returning to Paris after the war; and emigrating to the United States in 1947. Mrs. K. notes the emotional difficulty of recounting her experiences.

Author/Creator
K., Millie, 1909-
Published
Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1992
Interview Date
June 17, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Millie K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2446). 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/1094386
Record last modified: 2016-03-28 10:32:00
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