Hetty E. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2155) interviewed by Régine Azria, Annette Wieviorka and Régine Waintrater
- Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1992
- Interview Date
- February 7, 1992.
- 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.
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).