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Miriam A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-650)

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-650

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.

A., Miriam.
Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1985
Interview Date
October 10, 1985.
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Miriam A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-650). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.