Lea I. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2330) interviewed by Ramona R. W. Kirsch and Charles E. Hoffhaus
- Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
- Interview Date
- February 17, 1994.
- 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.
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.