Morris G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1927) interviewed by Ilana Abramovitch
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
- Interview Date
- January 13, 1992.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Morris G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1927). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Morris G., who was born in Humenné, Czechoslovakia in 1921. He recalls attending yeshivas in Snina and Satu Mare; returning home; the establishment of the Slovak state; antisemitic laws; the outbreak of war; confiscation of the family business; round-ups; bribing a policeman to avoid arrest and deportation; saving torahs from a local synagogue; forced evacuation with his family to Hlohovec; arranging a hiding place; their discovery by the Hlinka Guard (his father was deported and he never saw him again); moving to Banská Bystrica with his uncle to join the Slovak uprising; working for the partisans; German suppression of the uprising; hiding in the Lower Tatra Mountains; building a bunker; robbery by Soviet partisans; crossing the Lower Tatras; liberation by Soviet troops; returning to Humenné to find relatives; traveling to Hlohovec; reunion with his sister and grandfather; assistance from the Joint; and emigration to the United States.