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Sonja M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2073) interviewed by Bonnie Dwork and Edith Bayme,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2073

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Sonja M., who was born in Krevo, Poland in 1922. She recalls her four brothers; attending public and Jewish schools; Soviet occupation in 1939; German invasion in 1941; transfer to the Oshmyany ghetto; slave labor with two cousins in Kena in 1943; transfer with her younger brother to Kaišiadorys; a partisan attack; transfer to Kovno, then Stutthof; a beating for trying to smuggle food to her friends; a death march in January 1944; liberation by Soviet troops; recuperation in a Soviet military hospital in Ciechocinek; meeting her future husband; traveling to Bydgoszcz, then Gdańsk; marriage; living in a displaced persons camp in Germany; her son's birth; emigrating to the United States; her husband's death; remarriage; and her second son's birth. Ms. M. notes that her parents and siblings, except for one brother, were killed in the Holocaust and her gratitude to the United States. She shows photographs and her book about her experiences.
    Author/Creator
    M., Sonja, 1922-
    Published
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
    Interview Date
    May 4, 1992.
    Locale
    Belarus
    Ashmi︠a︡ny
    Lithuania
    Poland
    Krevo (Belarus)
    Kena (Lithuania)
    Kaunas (Lithuania)
    Bydgoszcz (Poland)
    Ciechocinek (Poland)
    Gdańsk (Poland)
    Cite As
    Sonja M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2073). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Dwork, Bonnie, interviewer.
    Bayme, Edith, interviewer.
    Notes
    Related publication: Sonja, survival in war and peace / Sonja Milner and edited by Goldie Wachsman. -- New York: Shengold Publishers, c1984.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    3 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 41 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Soviet occupation.
    Postwar experiences.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4286323
    Record last modified:
    2018-06-04 13:27:00
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