Lore B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1156) interviewed by Harriet Ainbinder and Judy Schwab
- Wilmington, Del. : Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Center, 1989
- Interview Date
- April 2, 1989.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Lore B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1156). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Lore B., who was born in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany in 1925. She recalls her father's death in 1935; expulsion from public school due to anti-Jewish restrictions; her mother's and other relatives' arrests on Kristallnacht; their release; attending a Jewish school in Mannheim; deportation with her mother, younger sister, grandmother, and other relatives to Gurs in October 1940; her sister's placement in a children's home; her grandmother's death; transfer to Rivesaltes in March 1941; observing Yom Kippur; release to a hotel in Marseille; deportation to Les Milles in September 1942; her release as a child younger than she really was; her mother's deportation to Auschwitz (she did not survive); returning to the hotel in Marseille; joining her sister in Palavas-les-Flots with assistance from the Resistance; being hidden in several locations; their placement in a “hotel” with an attached school in Marseille run by a priest (many Jews were hidden there); liberation by United States troops; living with her sister in Marseille and Paris; and their emigration to join relatives in the United States in October 1946. Ms. B discusses a 1984 trip to Germany and Austria; visiting her father's grave; and antisemitic incidents.