- Videotape testimony of Miriam A., who was born in Hungary, one of eight children. She recounts her father's position as a Hebrew teacher in Nyírbátor; her brothers' draft into Hungarian slave labor battalions; studying nursing in Budapest; returning home in 1942; German invasion in 1944; ghettoization; deportation with her family to Auschwitz four weeks later; separation from her family, except her sister, in Birkenau; transfer to Dachau in August; and liberation by United States troops in April 1945. She shows a photograph of one of the men who liberated her.
- Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1985
- Interview Date
- October 10, 1985.
- Cite As
- Miriam A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-650). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Physical Description
- 1 videorecording (55 min.) : col
Keywords & Subjects
- Holocaust survivors. Video tapes. Women. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives. World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Jewish. Jewish ghettos. Sisters. Hungary. Nyírbátor (Hungary) Budapest (Hungary) Oral histories (document genres) A., Miriam. Birkenau (Concentration camp) Auschwitz (Concentration camp) Dachau (Concentration camp)
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