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Tibor G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2520) interviewed by Brenda Steifel and Pam Goodman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2520

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.

Author/Creator
G., Tibor, 1928-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
December 13, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
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.