Annelies H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1866) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
- Interview Date
- October 24, 1991.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Annelies H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1866). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Annelies H., who was born in Königsberg, Germany in 1922. In addition to information included in a previously recorded testimony (HVT 276), Ms. H. recalls German enthusiasm for Nazism; obtaining false papers In Berlin with help from her sister's employer; moving frequently; being blackmailed for sexual favors, a resulting pregnancy, and abortion; working for a Nazi official; their return to Berlin; and exacting revenge after liberation by having a Nazi arrested. Mrs. H. reflects upon the refusal of the German people to help Jews and their lack of remorse after the war; closeness with her sister; her pervasive sense of loss; amazement at what she did to survive; and loneliness, despite her loving husband and son.