Marguerite M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2474) interviewed by Rivie Zeiler
- Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1992
- Interview Date
- November 3, 1992.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Marguerite M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2474). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Marguerite M., a Christian rescuer, who was born in Groningen, Netherlands in 1921. She recalls German occupation in 1940; moving to Haren with her parents and brothers; hiding a Jewish convert to Catholicism, who had escaped from Amsterdam; the family's experiences hiding fifteen other Jews; a train trip with a hidden child who inadvertently revealed she was Jewish and the other passengers promising not to report them; working as a courier for the Dutch underground; one brother being shot by Germans for breaking curfew; and the death of her youngest brother, who was serving in the British army. Ms. M. recounts several episodes while hiding Jews and acting in the resistance and notes she receives a state pension for those who became ill during the war.