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

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2330

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.

Author/Creator
I., Lea.
Published
Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
Interview Date
February 17, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lea I. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2330). 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/1096673
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:12:00
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