Idessa C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4477)
- Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1995
- Interview Date
- July 21, 1995.
- 1 copy: VHS master.
- Cite As
- Idessa C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4477). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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.”