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Fredy L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-427) interviewed by Ora Band

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-427

Videotape testimony of Fredy L., who was born in Salonika, Greece in 1914. He recalls his childhood in Chalkis; finishing high school in Salonika; attending university in Athens; becoming a successful tailor; marriage in 1938; the benign Italian occupation; German occupation ; enforcement of anti-Jewish measures; hiding with his family; obtaining false papers through the Greek police; a one month detention with his father, who was released later, in Karditsa; return to Athens; and liberation in October 1944. Mr. L. recounts their complete impoverishment, leading to emigration with his family to the United States, and the deaths of many family members.

L., Fredy, 1914-
Los Angeles, Calif. : UCLA Holocaust Documentation Archives, 1983
Interview Date
May 19, 1983.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Fredy L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-427). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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