Tibor G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2520) interviewed by Brenda Steifel and Pam Goodman,
Videotape testimony of Tibor G., who was born in Ardud, Romania in 1928, one of four children. He recounts attending Romanian school; Hungarian occupation; attending Hungarian school; his father's draft into a Hungarian slave labor battalion; his release; ghettoization in Satu Mare; deportation to Auschwitz; separation with his father from his family upon arrival; slave labor with his father in Buna/Monowitz; a kapo giving him a privileged job and extra food that he shared with his father; public hangings; separation from his father; evacuation to Buchenwald in January 1945; receiving food en route from the Red Cross in Prague; liberation by United States troops; traveling to Paris in 1946; assistance from relatives in the United States; boarding a ship for Palestine; interdiction by the British; being returned to France; emigration to the United States in 1948; hospitalization for tuberculosis; marriage in 1950; and the births of two children. Mr. G. discusses continuing nightmares of the separation from his family and sharing his experiences with his children. He shows photographs, documents, and artifacts.
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
- Interview Date
- December 13, 1992.
Satu Mare (Harghita)
Prague (Czech Republic)
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; Betacam SP restoration master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Tibor G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2520). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.