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Idessa C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4477)

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4477

Videotape testimony of Idessa C., who ws born in Staszów, Russia (presently Poland) in 1915, the youngest of five children. She recounts working at a a magazine; German invasion; ghettoization; slave labor in Kielce at Hasag Granat; transfer to Skarżysko-Kamienna; slave labor in a munitions factory; transfer to Leipzig in 1944; slave labor in a clothing factory; liberation; transport to Łódź; contact with her brother's family in Argentina (her brother had died); and joining them in 1946. Ms. C. notes the difficultly of conveying what she experienced to those who were “not there.”

Author/Creator
C., Idessa, 1915-
Published
Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1995
Interview Date
July 21, 1995.
Language
Spanish
Copies
1 copy: VHS master.
Cite As
Idessa C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4477). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.