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Lea I. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2330) interviewed by Ramona R. W. Kirsch and Charles E. Hoffhaus,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2330

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    Videotape testimony of Lea I., who was born in Mszczonów, Poland. She recalls compulsory relocation of all Jews to Warsaw; deportation to Majdanek; the hanging of an eight-year-old girl; transfer to Auschwitz/Birkenau, then to a forced labor camp near Prague; constant hunger; a soldier who threw her bread; liberation by Soviet troops; returning to Mszczonów; learning none of her family had survived; moving to Łódź; marriage; her son's birth; and emigration to Israel, then to the United States two years later. Mrs. I. notes her strong belief in God and observance of the Jewish dietary laws.
    I., Lea.
    Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
    Interview Date
    February 17, 1994.
    Mszczonów (Poland)
    Warsaw (Poland)
    Łódź (Poland)
    Cite As
    Lea I. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2330). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Kirsch, Ramona R. W., interviewer.
    Hoffhaus, Charles E., interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (38 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Postwar experiences.

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