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Eva Holocaust testimony (HVT-2552) interviewed by Abraham Huberman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2552

Videotape testimony of Eva, who was born in Budapest, Hungary. She describes feeling both Hungarian and Jewish before the outbreak of war; imposition of anti-Jewish measures; living in a house designated for Jews; hiding under false papers in Budapest during a round-up; working at a munitions factory; arrest during a round-up in November 1944; deportation to Ravensbrück; working at the factory; witnessing a childbirth and the Germans killing the mother and her baby; liberation by United States troops; her emotional reunion with her parents in Budapest (they did not know she had survived); marriage in 1948; and emigration with her husband to Austria, then to Argentina. Eva discusses her regret that she could not have children; her perception of her parents' inability to save her; and her personal meaning of survival.

Author/Creator
Eva.
Published
Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1991
Interview Date
November 14, 1991.
Language
Spanish
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Eva Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2552). 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/4288031
Record last modified: 2010-07-29 19:05:00
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