Gina S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4479) interviewed by Abraham Huberman
- Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1995
- Interview Date
- 1 copy: 1/2 in. VHS dub.
- Cite As
- Gina S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT̂̂̈̄-4479). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Gina S., who was born in Sosnowiec, Poland in 1921, one of two children. She recalls moving to Katowice; attending boarding schools in Vienna and Hannover, where she lived with her maternal grandparents for two years; her mother 's death; returning to Poland; staying with a friend in Kraków; German invasion; returning home a week later; learning her family had gone to Sosnowiec; joining them; working for the German administration in early 1940 since she spoke German; her brother travelling to Kraków to sell saccharin; notification of his death; colleagues selling official work documents; interrogation when they were discovered; deportation to a factory; slave labor in a clothing factory; transfer to Parschnitz; tension between Hungarian and Polish prisoners; a Czech civilian worker leaving them extra food in the factory; transfer to Auschwitz, then Feldafing; liberation; moving to Prague, then Regensburg; working for UNRRA; and emigration to join relatives in Buenos Aires.