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Hetty E. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2155) interviewed by Régine Azria, Annette Wieviorka and Régine Waintrater

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2155

Videotape testimony of Hetty E., who was born in England in 1913. She recalls moving to Paris with her mother in 1920; their orthodox observance; her mother's death; German invasion; visiting a cousin in Reims; interrogation by a German soldier because she was a British citizen; returning to Paris; hiding in her apartment with assistance from the concierge; arrest as a British citizen rather than as a Jew; deportation to Drancy in January 1944; forced labor and deportations; transfer to Vittel as a British citizen; living with other British citizens in hotels surrounded by barbed wire; liberation by United States troops; returning to Paris; and marriage to a French citizen. Mrs. E. notes she is the sole survivor of her family (her sister, niece and, brother-in-law were deported and her brothers died).

Author/Creator
E., Hetty, 1913-
Published
Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1992
Interview Date
February 7, 1992.
Language
French
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Hetty E. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2155). 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/4286400
Record last modified: 2016-03-28 10:37:00
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