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Ketty L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1920) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1920

Videotape testimony of Ketty L., who was born in Athens, Greece in 1914. In addition to information included in a previously recorded testimony (HVT-926), Mrs. L. recalls cordial relations with non-Jews; celebrating Jewish holidays; the famine affecting all Greeks when they were hiding; helping others in Bergen-Belsen; group prayers in their barrack on Yom Kippur; attempts by United States troops to prevent the spread of typhus after liberation; and learning of the death camps and the murder of many relatives. She discusses continuing sadness and anger over the deaths of so many she knew; speaking to school classes; and several visits to Greece.

L., Ketty, 1914-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
Interview Date
November 27, 1991.
Athens (Greece)
Hillersleben (Germany)
Paris (France)
Marseille (France)
Bari (Italy)
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Ketty L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1920). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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