Mady D. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1542) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Lidya Osadchey
Videotape testimony of Mady D., who was born in Berehovo, Czechoslovakia in 1930. She recalls her close family; Hungarian occupation; German occupation in March 1944; ghettoization in April; deportation to Auschwitz two weeks later; separation from her father and brother; her mother's efforts to always stay with her; their transfer to Peterswaldau one week later; forced labor in an ammunition factory for almost a year; digging fox holes for German soldiers; her mother sharing her bread; disappearance of guards on May 8, 1945; arrival of Soviet troops; their return home; learning her father and brother had perished; convincing her mother not to commit suicide; traveling to Germany; living in the Pocking displaced persons camp; and emigration to the United States in 1949. Mrs. D. notes years of post war trauma and shows photographs.
- Houston, Tex. : Holocaust Education Center and Memorial Museum of Houston, 1990
- Interview Date
- October 23, 1990.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Mady D. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1542). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.