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Regina N. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1884) interviewed by Jaschael Pery and Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1884

Videotape testimony of Regina N., who was born in Myszyniec, Poland in 1920. She recounts her father's death when she was a baby; antisemitic violence; participating in Zionist youth groups; child care work in Warsaw, then Płock; German invasion; her mother's death from cancer; ghettoization; hiding during round-ups; deportation to Działdowo; escaping upon arrival; traveling to Starachowice; ghettoization; marriage; transfer to Starachowice camp; slave labor in a munitions factory; pregnancy and childbirth (the child was taken after three days); a failed escape attempt by the camp resistance; transfer to Birkenau; public hanging of an escapee; encountering her husband; a death march in January 1945, then train transport to Bergen-Belsen; sharing extra food; liberation by British troops; living in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp; reunion with her husband; moving to Regensburg; living in Brussels; her son's birth; emigrating to Israel; moving to the United States in 1957; and her daughter's birth. Ms. N. shows photographs.

Author/Creator
N., Regina, 1920-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991-1992
Interview Date
March 21, 1991 and November 19, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Regina N. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1884). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4284956
Record last modified: 2016-11-30 14:03:00
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