Chana G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1999) interviewed by Phyllis O. Ziman Tobin and Faye Geiger,
Videotape testimony of Chana G., who was born in Łódź, Poland in 1917, one of eleven children. She recalls her family's affluence; German invasion; some of her brothers fleeing to the Soviet zone; ghettoization; forced labor sorting possessions of deportees; smuggling herself to Brzeziny with her mother; returning to the Łódź ghetto; deportation to Auschwitz; separation from her mother (she never saw her again); transfer to Bad Kudowa; slave labor in a munitions factory; recurring dreams of her father; a beating which resulted in permanent deafness in one ear; receiving extra food from nearby Czech partisans; liberation; assistance from a local Czech woman; returning to Łódź; meeting her future husband; moving to Munich; reunion with her one surviving brother; marriage; emigration to the United States in 1947; and her daughter's birth. Mrs. G. notes her close relationship with her brother and shows photographs.
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
- Interview Date
- November 17, 1991.
Brzeziny (Łódź, Poland)
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Chana G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1999). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.