Ludmila P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-434) interviewed by Clara Zilberstein and Ruby Bubis
- Los Angeles, Calif. : UCLA Holocaust Documentation Archives, 1984
- Interview Date
- October 21, 1984.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Ludmila P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-434). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Ludmila P., who was born in Kishinev, Romania in 1920 and raised in Łowicz, Poland. She recounts her father's death in 1934; studying medicine in Vienna in 1937; returning to Poland after the Anschluss; refusal of admission to the University of Vilna because she was Jewish; German invasion; anti-Jewish restrictions; deportation with her mother to Kraków; marriage; her mother's deportation to the Warsaw ghetto (Mrs. P. visited her there); working at a munitions factory; transfer with her husband to Płaszów in March 1943; constant fear, killings, and public hangings; arranging to be on Schindler's list with her husband for transfer to Czechoslovakia; her husband's departure with the men for Brněnec; deportation with the women and children to Auschwitz; their transfer to Brněnec three weeks later; and reunion with her husband. Mrs. P. describes the humane atmosphere at Schindler's factory; his wife's assisting her sick friend; the prisoners honoring Schindler's birthday; liberation by Soviet troops; traveling with her husband to Munich; their emigration to the United States in 1947; and a trip with her husband and daughter to Poland in 1972.