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