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Yetta G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2297) interviewed by Uri Rueveni and Mira Rueveni

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2297

Videotape testimony of Yetta G., who was born in Poland in 1924, the youngest of ten children. She recounts her father and one brother were butchers; attending cheder; German invasion; hiding with a sister and two brothers in a hole they dug under the floor; her parents being taken (she never saw them again); escaping to the forest; hiding for over three years with a Polish farmer who knew her brother and father; occasionally hiding in the forest when Germans were near; liberation by Soviet troops; her brothers' draft into the Soviet military; marriage; traveling to Chełm, then Łódź; learning one of her brothers was in Israel; moving to Florence, Italy; her son's birth; her sister's emigration to the United States; and joining her in 1950. Ms. G. notes sharing her story with her children.

Author/Creator
G., Yetta, 1924-
Published
Houston, Tex. : Holocaust Education Center and Memorial Museum of Houston, 1992
Interview Date
March 29, 1992.
Language
Yiddish
Copies
4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Yetta G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2297). 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/4287250
Record last modified: 2012-10-08 15:19:00
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