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Eva S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2310) interviewed by Allen M. Siegel

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2310

Videotape testimony of Eva S., who was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1926. She recalls anti-Jewish laws beginning in 1939; German invasion in March 1944; obtaining permission to join her parents in Szeged in May; ghettoization in June; separation from her parents upon arrival at Auschwitz (she never saw her mother again); briefly seeing and waving to her father when transporting food from one camp to another (she never saw him again); transfer to Kaufering in November; forced labor at the Landsberg airport from March to April 1945; transfer to Allach; the disappearance of guards during the death march; and liberation by United States troops in May 1945. Mrs. S. recounts returning to Hungary; living in displaced persons camps in Germany until 1949; and emigration to the United States.

Author/Creator
S., Eva, 1926-
Published
Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1992
Interview Date
April 5, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Eva S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2310). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.