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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.

Author/Creator
L., Fredy, 1914-
Published
Los Angeles, Calif. : UCLA Holocaust Documentation Archives, 1983
Interview Date
May 19, 1983.
Language
English
Copies
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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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1108262
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:13:00
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