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Soula M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2305) interviewed by Nancy Freed and Nathan Wolkowitz

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2305

Videotape testimony of Soula M., a Greek Evangelist, who was born in Katerinē, Greece in 1924. She recounts German invasion; her family hiding British soldiers in their house; their arrest in July 1942; beatings during interrogations; transfer to prison in Salonika, then Banjica, Serbia; severe beatings by Croatian guards; transfer to Birkenau; slave labor digging ditches; sharing stolen food with other prisoners; dreaming she should volunteer for transfer; volunteering for a labor camp; transfer to Eberswalde; escaping with friends during a death march; and liberation by Soviet troops. Mrs. M. describes meeting other Greek survivors, including her future husband (a Jewish-Greek survivor), in Germany; their return to Greece; marriage; converting to Judaism; and emigration to the United States.

Author/Creator
M., Soula, 1924-
Published
Houston, Tex. : Holocaust Education Center and Memorial Museum of Houston, 1992
Interview Date
July 24, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Soula M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2305). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.